Jump Crypto Identifies Critical Flaw in BNB Beacon Chain
Key Points:Jump Crypto published a blog article on its website stating that they had discovered a vulnerability in Binance BNB Beacon Chain.
This vulnerability would have allowed an attacker create an infinite number of arbitrarily generated tokens on Binance BNB Chain, potentially leading to large losses of funds.
The Jump team was quick to act and there was no malicious exploitation. No funds were lost.
Jump Crypto published an article stating that the governance and staking layers of the Binance BNB Chain (also known as the Binance BNB Beacon Chain) were found to be vulnerable. The blog post states that the Beacon Chain uses a BNB fork hosted by GitHub and does not follow the Cosmos SDK upstream. This forked version includes several BNB-specific modifications. This forked version contains several BNB-specific changes. They responded quickly to prevent any malicious exploitation or funds loss. In fact, BNB Chain was the most vulnerable chain with an exploit that cost it nearly $100 million in 2022. It is also one the most active on-chain chains, with 233 million wallet addresses in December 2022. The white paper on BNB Greenfield has been published. Potential use cases for BNB Greenfield include personal cloud storage, hosting and deploying websites, new social media models, and storing terabytes of data from BNB Smart Chain and L2 Rollup transactions.DISCLAIMER: The Information on this website is provided as general market commentary and does not constitute investment advice. We encourage you to do your own research before investing.Join us to keep track of news: https://linktr.ee/coincuHaroldCoincu NewsTags: BinanceBNBBNB Beacon ChainCosmos SDKjump crypto