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  • Critical vulnerability on Tron blockchain could have sparked a massive meltdown
  • Tron disclosed a large vulnerability that could have lead to total chaos on their blockchain.

The foundation filed a disclosure report via the platform HackerOne, outlining all details, which has now been resolved.

The Tron Foundation detailed that they recently fixed a critical vulnerability in its network. It was suggested that this could have caused its blockchain to have crashed, due to the large vulnerability. It was full disclosed via the platform HackerOne.

The disclosure reported explained that with a sufficient amount of malicious requests, an attacker could have consumed up all the memory available and effectively perform a Distributed Denial of Service attack on the TRX network. It would then employ malicious code in a smart contract.

It was detailed within the disclosure:

Using a single machine an attacker could send DDOS attack to all or 51% of the SR node and render Tron network unusable or make it unavailable.