USN-4758-1: Go vulnerability

08 March 2021

Go applications could be made to perform XSS attacks.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that Go applications incorrectly handled uploaded content. If
a user were tricked into visiting a malicious page, a remote attacker could
exploit this with a crafted file to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.10
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

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