Cryptographic Issues Affecting libp2p-core package, versions >=0.30.0-rc.1 <0.30.2



    Attack Complexity High
    Confidentiality High

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-RUST-LIBP2PCORE-2929004
  • published 17 Jun 2022
  • disclosed 17 Jun 2022
  • credit Unknown

Introduced: 17 Jun 2022

CVE NOT AVAILABLE CWE-310 Open this link in a new tab

How to fix?

Upgrade libp2p-core to version 0.30.2 or higher.


libp2p-core is a rust implementation of libp2p networking stack.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Cryptographic Issues due to a failure to verify the public key of a SignedEnvelope against the PeerId in a PeerRecord, it leads to any combination being considered valid. Exploiting this vulnerability makes it possible for an attacker to republish an existing PeerRecord with a different PeerId.