Learning from LND Bug On Lightning - Bitcoin Magazine

Learning from LND Bug On Lightning – Bitcoin Magazine

This is an editorial by Shinobi, a self-taught Bitcoin educator and host of the tech-oriented Bitcoin podcast.

On October 9, 2022, burak Created and broadcasted by Bitmatrix (a swap tool built on the liquid network) Transaction to the main Bitcoin network, where UTXO is spent using Tapscript multisig with a threshold of 998 out of 999. This transaction had 998 individual signatures in the witness field, was about 0.1MB in size, and kind of funny, reusing the exact same public key for every one of 999 participants in multisig. This deal caused a major disruption to the Lightning Network by exposing a bug in LND And the btcd (Alternative client of the Bitcoin network).


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