Vulnerability identifier: #VU62039
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Go programming language
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.
The vulnerability exists due to an error in golang.org/x/crypto/ssh before 0.0.0-20220314234659-1baeb1ce4c0b, as used in Go programming language. A remote attacker can crash a server in certain circumstances involving AddHostKey.
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Vulnerable software versions
Go programming language: 1.17 - 1.17.8, 1.16 - 1.16.15
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?