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Eclipse attack by forging node IDs close to each other #332

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tomaka opened this Issue Jul 16, 2018 · 1 comment

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tomaka commented Jul 16, 2018

It is possible for an attacker to create in advance lots of node IDs close to each other, and wait for a node to randomly query a close peer ID. Its Kademlia request and result will then be flooded with all the generated IDs controlled by that single attacker.

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tomaka commented Jul 16, 2018

This should be solved by adding more randomness to the process.

@gavofyork gavofyork added this to the 1.0 milestone Sep 5, 2018

@gavofyork gavofyork added this to Triage in Networking via automation Dec 18, 2018

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