Denial of service in Go programming language



Published: 2022-08-05
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-32189
CWE-ID CWE-20
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) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU66121

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32189

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in
Float.GobDecode. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted input to the application and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Go programming language: 1.18 - 1.18.4, 1.17 - 1.17.12


CPE2.3 External links

http://github.com/golang/go/issues/53871
http://github.com/golang/vulndb/issues/537

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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