#VU58824 Input validation error


Published: 2021-12-10 | Updated: 2022-02-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58824

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-44716

CWE-ID: CWE-20

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 insufficient validation of user-supplied input. 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: 1.17 - 1.17.4, 1.16 - 1.16.11


CPE

External links
http://github.com/golang/go/issues/50058


Q & A

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