SUSE update for go1.16



Published: 2021-10-06
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-39293
CWE-ID CWE-770
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

go1.16-race
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

go1.16-doc
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

go1.16
Operating systems & Components / Operating system package or component

Vendor SuSE

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

EUVDB-ID: #VU60921

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-39293

CWE-ID: CWE-770 - Allocation of Resources Without Limits or Throttling

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to improper validation of archive/zip in Go programming language when processing archive header. A remote attacker can pass a specially crafted file to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Update the affected package go1.16 to the latest version.

Vulnerable software versions

SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools: 15-SP2 - 15-SP3

go1.16-race: before 1.16.8-1.26.1

go1.16-doc: before 1.16.8-1.26.1

go1.16: before 1.16.8-1.26.1


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.suse.com/support/update/announcement/2021/suse-su-20213292-1/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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