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CVE-2020-28851

Published: 2 January 2021

In x/text in Go 1.15.4, an "index out of range" panic occurs in language.ParseAcceptLanguage while parsing the -u- extension. (x/text/language is supposed to be able to parse an HTTP Accept-Language header.)

Notes

AuthorNote
alexmurray
google-guest-agent contains a vendored copy of golang-golang-x-text

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
golang-golang-x-text
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal
Released (0.3.2-4ubuntu0.1)
groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish
Released (0.3.6-1)
jammy Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-1)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-1)
lunar Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-1)
mantic Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-1)
noble Not vulnerable
(0.3.6-1)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

Patches:
upstream: https://github.com/golang/text/commit/e3aa4adf54f644ca0cb35f1f1fb19b239c40ef04
golang-x-text
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (0.0~git20170627.0.6353ef0-1ubuntu2.1)
focal Needed

groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

lunar Does not exist

mantic Does not exist

noble Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needed

google-guest-agent
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
focal Not vulnerable
(code not present)
groovy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
hirsute Not vulnerable
(code not present)
impish Not vulnerable
(code not present)
jammy Not vulnerable
(code not present)
kinetic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
lunar Not vulnerable
(code not present)
mantic Not vulnerable
(code not present)
noble Not vulnerable
(code not present)
trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H