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USN-5725-1: Go vulnerability

15 November 2022

Go applications could be made to hang or crash if they received specially crafted input.

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Details

Diederik Loerakker, Jonny Rhea, Raúl Kripalani, and Preston
Van Loon discovered that Go incorrectly handled certain inputs.
An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause Go applications
to hang or crash, resulting in a denial of service.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.10
Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
You still need to update all packages built with the affected version.

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