#VU55668 Race condition


Published: 2021-08-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU55668

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-36221

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 net/http/httputil ReverseProxy when handling ErrAbortHandler events. A remote attacker can trigger a race condition and crash the ReverseProxy.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Go programming language: 1.16 - 1.16.6, 1.15 - 1.15.14


CPE

External links
http://groups.google.com/g/golang-announce/c/JvWG9FUUYT0
http://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/golang-announce
http://groups.google.com/g/golang-announce/c/uHACNfXAZqk


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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