Secured #5: Public Vulnerability Disclosures Update

As we speak, we’ve got disclosed the second set of vulnerabilities from the Ethereum Basis Bug Bounty Program! 🥳 These vulnerabilities have been beforehand found and reported on to the Ethereum Basis.

When bugs are reported and validated, the Ethereum Basis coordinates disclosures to affected groups and helps cross-check vulnerabilities throughout all shoppers. The Bug Bounty Program at the moment accepts stories for the next shopper software program:

  • Erigon
  • Go Ethereum
  • Lodestar
  • Nethermind
  • Lighthouse
  • Prysm
  • Teku
  • Besu
  • Nimbus

Along with shopper software program, the Bug Bounty Program additionally covers the Deposit Contract, Execution Layer & Consensus Layer Specs and Solidity. 🙏

Repository & vulnerability checklist

For the reason that final vulnerability disclosure has been fairly eventful with occasions such because the Merge 🐼 and the max bounty reward improve to $250,000. 💰

The best paid reward throughout this era was $50,000. This was awarded to scio for reporting a difficulty during which Lighthouse beacon nodes crashed by way of malicious BlocksByRange messages containing a very massive depend worth. You may learn extra about this particular vulnerability here. 💥

One other notable set of vulnerabilites has been round fork alternative assaults. EF researchers and shopper groups investigated and patched attacks that were able to cause long reorgs. 👀

Guido Vranken holds the highest spot most optimistic stories on this interval. On the similar time, Guido managed to gather probably the most factors for the Bug Bounty Leaderboard! 🏆

We even have two bounty hunters who determined to donate their rewards to charities: nrv and PwningEth! 🔥

The total checklist of latest vulnerabilities, together with full particulars, might be discovered within the disclosures repository.

All vulnerabilities added to the disclosures catalogue have been patched previous to the most recent hardforks on the Execution Layer and Consensus Layer.

For extra data, and to be taught extra about disclosure insurance policies, timelines, and cataloging, head over to the disclosures repository.

Thanks 🙏

We want to give an enormous shout out to everybody concerned within the discovery and reporting of vulnerabilities, in addition to to the groups accountable for fixing them. Whereas we’ve got tried to incorporate the names or aliases of all reporters, there are lots of builders and researchers throughout the shopper groups and within the Ethereum Basis who discovered and corrected vulnerabilities outdoors of the bounty program. There are additionally many unsung heroes reminiscent of shopper workforce builders, group members, and plenty of extra who’ve spent numerous hours triaging, cross-checking, and mitigating vulnerabilities earlier than they may very well be exploited.

Your immense efforts have been instrumental to making sure Ethereum’s safety. Thanks!

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