Improper Validation Affecting github.com/tendermint/tendermint/consensus package, versions <0.32.7


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-GOLANG-GITHUBCOMTENDERMINTTENDERMINTCONSENSUS-564991

  • published

    9 Apr 2020

  • disclosed

    19 Oct 2019

  • credit

    elvishacker

How to fix?

Upgrade github.com/tendermint/tendermint/consensus to version 0.32.7 or higher.

Overview

github.com/tendermint/tendermint/consensus is a consensus package part of Tendermint.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Improper Validation. An attacker could construct a BlockPartMessage message in such a way that it will lead to consensus failure.