Storage Caching Lifecycle Inconsistency Affecting github.com/cosmos/ethermint/x/evm/types Open this link in a new tab package, versions *
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9 Feb 2021
9 Feb 2021
OKLink & Chaitin Tech
How to fix?
There is no fixed version for
github.com/cosmos/ethermint/x/evm/types is an a scalable, high-throughput Proof-of-Stake blockchain that is fully compatible and interoperable with Ethereum.
Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Storage Caching Lifecycle Inconsistency. Due to the inconsistency between the
Storage caching cycle and the
TX processing cycle,
Storage changes caused by a failed transaction are improperly reserved in memory. Although the bad storage cache data will be discarded at
EndBlock, it is still valid in the current block, which enables many possible attacks (such as an "arbitrary mint token").