Ethereum Forks

ethereum fork nov 2020

Ethereum is currently experiencing a consensus failure due to a bug fix in a recently released upgrade client. “There was a consensus bug fixed in geth v.1.9.18. All lower clients seems to be affected. Please upgrade your node regularly,” the ethereum developers said. The Geth ethereum client team said: “Tomorrow (12th Nov) Google will publish a security release (CVE-2020-28362) for golang, in the form of Go v1.15.5 and v1.14.12. This is a critical release for Ethereum! We will push a new Geth release with it, but if you use an older version, you’ll need to rebuild yourself!” The bug fix was not announced prior to the new client release or in the release notes themself. “We don’t discuss consensus flaws on [github] tickets,” said Martin Holst Swende, who calls himself the Ethereum security guy, further adding: “Anything that we patch is eventually also downstreamed into e.g. ETC, and various private…

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