#VU31891 Race condition


Published: 2020-07-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU31891

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-15586

CWE-ID: CWE-362

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Go programming language
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor: Google

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition in some net/http servers, as demonstrated by the httputil.ReverseProxy Handler. A remote attacker can exploit the race and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Go programming language: 1.13 - 1.13.12, 1.14 - 1.14.4


CPE

External links
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-07/msg00077.html
http://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/golang-announce/f2c5bqrGH_g
http://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/golang-announce/XZNfaiwgt2w
http://www.cloudfoundry.org/blog/cve-2020-15586/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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