Responsible Disclosure

Bitcoin Core has a defined process for reporting security vulnerabilities via it’s responsible disclosure process. This is detailed in

Bugs which would need to be disclosed by following this process are generally those which could result in a consensus-failure, theft of funds, or creation of additional supply tokens (new coin issuance). If bugs of this nature are posted publicly then inevitably one or more persons will try to enact them, possibly causing severe harm or loss to one or many people.

If you would like to learn more about the responsible disclosure process and why it’s so important for Bitcoin Core, you can read the following: