CVSS 3.1 Score 9.1 of 10 (high)


Published Feb 21, 2024
Updated: Feb 22, 2024
CWE ID 321
CWE ID 330


CVE-2024-1631 is a cyber vulnerability that affects a library's function for generating an ed25519 key pair. The library, when not provided with a seed value, is supposed to generate the secret key using secure randomness. However, due to a recent change, an insecure seed is used instead. This vulnerability compromises the private key of the identity and can lead to potential loss of funds associated with the principal on ledgers or loss of access to a canister where the principal is the controller. The vulnerability has a risk score of 65 and a base severity rating of CRITICAL. It does not require any privileges or user interaction for exploitation and has a network attack vector. The impact on integrity and confidentiality is high, while availability impact is none.

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