Particl through 0.17 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption Vulnerability

Summary

Particl through 0.17 (a chain-based proof-of-stake cryptocurrency) allows a remote denial of service.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Credit:

The information has been provided by Sanket Kanjalkar

The original article can be found at:http://fc19.ifca.ai/preproceedings/180-preproceedings.pdf

 


Details

The attacker sends invalid headers/blocks. The attack requires no stake and can fill the victim’s disk and RAM.

 

Vulnerable Systems:

particl through 0.17 

 

CVE Information:

CVE-2018-19153

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date:11/05/2019