Access Restriction Bypass Affecting github.com/ipfs/go-ipfs/core Open this link in a new tab package, versions <0.7.0


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMIPFSGOIPFSCORE-1035518

  • published

    3 Nov 2020

  • disclosed

    3 Nov 2020

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade github.com/ipfs/go-ipfs/core to version 0.7.0 or higher.

Overview

github.com/ipfs/go-ipfs/core is a Package that implements the IpfsNode object and related methods.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Access Restriction Bypass. An attacker can generate ephemeral identities (Sybils) and leverage the IPFS connection management reputation system to poison other nodes' routing tables, eclipsing the nodes that are the target of the attack from the rest of the network.

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