In the present day, we have now 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 present accepts reviews for the next shopper software program:
- Go Ethereum
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 enhance to $250,000. 💰
The very best paid reward throughout this era was $50,000. This was awarded to scio for reporting a difficulty by which Lighthouse beacon nodes crashed by way of malicious BlocksByRange messages containing an excessively massive rely worth. You’ll be able to learn extra about this particular vulnerability here. 💥
One other notable set of vulnerabilites has been round fork selection 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 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 checklist of recent vulnerabilities, together with full particulars, could be discovered within the disclosures repository.
All vulnerabilities added to the disclosures catalogue had been patched previous to the newest hardforks on the Execution Layer and Consensus Layer.
For extra info, and to be taught extra about disclosure insurance policies, timelines, and cataloging, head over to the disclosures repository.
We wish 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 have now tried to incorporate the names or aliases of all reporters, there are a lot 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 equivalent to shopper crew 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!