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CVE-2021-27918

Published: 11 March 2021

encoding/xml in Go before 1.15.9 and 1.16.x before 1.16.1 has an infinite loop if a custom TokenReader (for xml.NewTokenDecoder) returns EOF in the middle of an element. This can occur in the Decode, DecodeElement, or Skip method.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
Packages built using golang need to be rebuilt once the
vulnerability has been fixed. This CVE entry does not
list packages that need rebuilding outside of the main
repository or the Ubuntu variants with PPA overlays.
Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.5

Status

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

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

golang-1.10
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Needs triage

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

golang-1.13
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Needs triage

groovy Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
hirsute Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
impish Ignored
(reached end-of-life)
jammy Needs triage

kinetic Needs triage

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Ignored
(end of standard support, was needs-triage)
golang-1.14
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Needs triage

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

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

golang-1.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

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

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

golang-1.6
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Does not exist

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Needs triage

golang-1.8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

golang-1.9
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic Needs triage

focal Does not exist

groovy Does not exist

hirsute Does not exist

impish Does not exist

jammy Does not exist

kinetic Does not exist

precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist