GHSA-rqmg-hrg4-fm69

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Source
https://github.com/advisories/GHSA-rqmg-hrg4-fm69
Import Source
https://github.com/github/advisory-database/blob/main/advisories/github-reviewed/2022/08/GHSA-rqmg-hrg4-fm69/GHSA-rqmg-hrg4-fm69.json
JSON Data
https://api.osv.dev/v1/vulns/GHSA-rqmg-hrg4-fm69
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Published
2022-08-06T00:00:36Z
Modified
2023-11-08T04:10:08.624430Z
Severity
  • 5.9 (Medium) CVSS_V3 - CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N CVSS Calculator
Summary
Go Ethereum allows attackers to use manipulation of time-difference values to achieve replacement of main-chain blocks
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

Affected packages

Go / github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum

Package

Name
github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum
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Purl
pkg:golang/github.com/ethereum/go-ethereum

Affected ranges

Type
SEMVER
Events
Introduced
0Unknown introduced version / All previous versions are affected
Last affected
1.10.21