Denial of service in Go programming language



Published: 2022-03-01 | Updated: 2022-06-02
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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Go programming language
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor Google

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

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Go programming language: 1.17, 1.16 - 1.16.7


CPE2.3 External links

http://groups.google.com/g/golang-announce/c/dx9d7IOseHw
http://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20220217-0009/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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