NULL Pointer Dereference Affecting istio.io/istio/pilot/pkg/proxy/envoy/v2 package, versions <1.5.0-alpha.0


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

  • Availability

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-GOLANG-ISTIOIOISTIOPILOTPKGPROXYENVOYV2-1065962

  • published

    29 Jan 2021

  • disclosed

    29 Jan 2021

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade istio.io/istio/pilot/pkg/proxy/envoy/v2 to version 1.5.0-alpha.0 or higher.

Overview

istio.io/istio/pilot/pkg/proxy/envoy/v2 is an An open platform to connect, manage, and secure microservices.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to NULL Pointer Dereference. A NULL pointer dereference was found in pkg/proxy/envoy/v2/debug.go getResourceVersion in Istio pilot before 1.5.0-alpha.0. If a particular HTTP GET request is made to the pilot API endpoint, it is possible to cause the Go runtime to panic (resulting in a denial of service to the istio-pilot application).