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Secured #5: Public Vulnerability Disclosures Replace



In the present day, we now have disclosed the second set of vulnerabilities from the Ethereum Basis Bug Bounty Program! 🥳 These vulnerabilities had 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 experiences 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

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 best paid reward throughout this era was $50,000. This was awarded to scio for reporting a problem by which Lighthouse beacon nodes crashed by way of malicious BlocksByRange messages containing a very massive depend 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 shopper groups investigated and patched assaults that had been capable of trigger lengthy reorgs. 👀

Guido Vranken holds the highest spot most optimistic experiences on this interval. On the identical 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 recent vulnerabilities, together with full particulars, will be discovered within the disclosures repository.

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

For extra info, 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 liable for fixing them. Whereas we now have tried to incorporate the names or aliases of all reporters, there are various 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 akin to shopper group builders, group members, and lots of extra who’ve spent numerous hours triaging, cross-checking, and mitigating vulnerabilities earlier than they could possibly be exploited.

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

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