Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition ('Infinite Loop') Affecting golang-1.15 package, versions <1.15~rc2-1



    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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7.5 high
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5.3 medium
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Red Hat
7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-GOLANG115-597555
  • published 7 Aug 2020
  • disclosed 6 Aug 2020

How to fix?

Upgrade Debian:11 golang-1.15 to version 1.15~rc2-1 or higher.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream golang-1.15 package and not the golang-1.15 package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

Go before 1.13.15 and 14.x before 1.14.7 can have an infinite read loop in ReadUvarint and ReadVarint in encoding/binary via invalid inputs.