Users can substantially mitigate the risk to their privacy by waiting 1 hour or longer before spending their newly-received Monero, until a fix can be added in a future wallet software update. A full network upgrade (hard fork) is not required to address this bug. 4/6
GitHub issue: github.com/monero-project/mo… Discussion: forum.monero.space/d/94-priv… Reddit: reddit.com/r/Monero/comments… 6/6
"Today, if a user spends an output right in the block that it...
Posted in r/Monero by u/SamsungGalaxyPlayer • 304 points and 86 commentsreddit.com
Addendum: "This likely would only affect a tiny fraction of XMR transactions. The absolute maximum number of rings affected is probably <1% (since block 2300000, only ~1% of outputs used in rings were between 10 and 12 blocks old, and a percentage of those were likely decoys)."