#VU66070 Resource exhaustion in Go programming language

Published: 2022-08-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66070

Vulnerability risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-30633


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Go programming language
Universal components / Libraries / Scripting languages

Vendor: Google


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 when calling Unmarshal on a XML document into a Go struct which has a nested field that uses the any field tag. A remote attacker can trigger resource exhaustion and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

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Vulnerable software versions

Go programming language: 1.18 - 1.18.3, 1.17 - 1.17.11


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