Latest Vulnerabilities and Exploits



CVE ID:

CVE-2022-37450

Details:

Go Ethereum (aka geth) through 1.10.21 allows attackers to increase rewards by mining blocks in certain situations, and using a manipulation of time-difference values to achieve replacement of main-chain blocks, aka Riskless Uncle Making (RUM), as exploited in the wild in 2020 through 2022.

References:

:http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.2.27813.99043
:https://github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum/blob/671094279e8d27f4b4c3c94bf8b636c26b473976/core/forkchoice.go#L91-L94
:https://medium.com/@aviv.yaish/uncle-maker-time-stamping-out-the-competition-in-ethereum-d27c1cb62fef
:https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=32354896