Vulnerability identifier: #VU51486
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to infinite loop when using xml.NewTokenDecoder with a custom TokenReader. A remote attacker can trick a victim to open a specially crafted XML content and cause denial of service conditions.
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Vulnerable software versions
Go programming language: 1.15 - 1.15.8, 1.16.0
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.