Halborn Announces Critical Vulnerability in Dogecoin

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Halborn experts have discovered a critical vulnerability in the Dogecoin code. According to them, similar issues have affected multiple networks.

1/March 2022 Halborn started evaluating #dogecoin against the contract and found several bugs fixed by the Dogecoin team.

— Halborn (@HalbornSecurity) March 13, 2023

Experts noted that since March 2022, during the course of their work under the contract, they discovered several loopholes in Dogecoin. The developers corrected all errors in a timely manner.

However, Halborn’s experts did not release details for security reasons.

They noted that similar vulnerabilities affected more than 280 networks with a combined market capitalization of $25 billion, including Litecoin and ZCash.

The worst bugs have to do with the “zero-day” option. Exploiting this vulnerability, an attacker can remotely execute code or perform a DoS attack on a miner node.

4/ Another zero-day vulnerability discovered by Halborn uniquely related to #Dogecoin, including an RPC vulnerability affecting individual miners.

Subsequently, these zero-day variants were also found in similar blockchain networks, potentially leading to DoS or RCE attacks.

— Halborn (@HalbornSecurity) March 13, 2023

“Efforts have been made to reach out to affected networks for responsible disclosure,” the experts noted.

Recall that the developers of the OpenSea NFT marketplace have eliminated a critical vulnerability discovered by Imperva experts.

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