#VU62038 Resource exhaustion


Published: 2022-04-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62038

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-23772

CWE-ID: CWE-400

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 application does not properly control consumption of internal resources within the Rat.SetString(0 function in math/big. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Go programming language: 1.17 - 1.17.6, 1.16 - 1.16.13


CPE

External links
http://groups.google.com/g/golang-announce/c/SUsQn0aSgPQ
http://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20220225-0006/


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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