Friday, April 12, 2024

Secured #5: Public Vulnerability Disclosures Replace

Right this moment, we’ve 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 purchasers. The Bug Bounty Program at the moment accepts reviews for the next consumer software program:

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

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

Repository & vulnerability listing

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

The very 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 rely worth. You’ll be able to learn extra about this particular vulnerability right here. 💥

One other notable set of vulnerabilites has been round fork alternative assaults. EF researchers and consumer groups investigated and patched assaults that have been capable of trigger lengthy reorgs. 👀

Guido Vranken holds the highest spot most optimistic reviews on this interval. On the identical time, Guido managed to gather essentially 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 listing of recent vulnerabilities, together with full particulars, could 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 study 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 chargeable for fixing them. Whereas we’ve tried to incorporate the names or aliases of all reporters, there are a lot of builders and researchers inside the consumer groups and within the Ethereum Basis who discovered and corrected vulnerabilities exterior of the bounty program. There are additionally many unsung heroes corresponding to consumer staff builders, neighborhood members, and plenty of extra who’ve spent numerous hours triaging, cross-checking, and mitigating vulnerabilities earlier than they might be exploited.

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

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