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USN-6038-2: Go vulnerabilities

9 January 2024

Several security issues were fixed in Go.

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USN-6038-1 fixed several vulnerabilities in Go 1.18. This update provides
the corresponding updates for Go 1.13 and Go 1.16.

CVE-2022-29526 and CVE-2022-30630 only affected Go 1.16.

Original advisory details:

It was discovered that the Go net/http module incorrectly handled
Transfer-Encoding headers in the HTTP/1 client. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to perform an HTTP Request Smuggling attack.
(CVE-2022-1705)

It was discovered that Go did not properly manage memory under certain
circumstances. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a panic
resulting into a denial of service. (CVE-2022-1962, CVE-2022-27664,
CVE-2022-28131, CVE-2022-30630, CVE-2022-30631, CVE-2022-30632,
CVE-2022-30633, CVE-2022-30635, CVE-2022-32189, CVE-2022-41715,
CVE-2022-41717, CVE-2023-24534, CVE-2023-24537)

It was discovered that Go did not properly implemented the maximum size of
file headers in Reader.Read. An attacker could possibly use this issue to
cause a panic resulting into a denial of service. (CVE-2022-2879)

It was discovered that the Go net/http module incorrectly handled query
parameters in requests forwarded by ReverseProxy. A remote attacker could
possibly use this issue to perform an HTTP Query Parameter Smuggling attack.
(CVE-2022-2880)

It was discovered that Go did not properly manage the permissions for
Faccessat function. A attacker could possibly use this issue to expose
sensitive information. (CVE-2022-29526)

It was discovered that Go did not properly generate the values for
ticket_age_add in session tickets. An attacker could possibly use this
issue to observe TLS handshakes to correlate successive connections by
comparing ticket ages during session resumption. (CVE-2022-30629)

It was discovered that Go did not properly manage client IP addresses in
net/http. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause ReverseProxy
to set the client IP as the value of the X-Forwarded-For header.
(CVE-2022-32148)

It was discovered that Go did not properly validate backticks (`) as
Javascript string delimiters, and do not escape them as expected. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to inject arbitrary Javascript code
into the Go template. (CVE-2023-24538)

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 22.04
Ubuntu 20.04
Ubuntu 18.04
Ubuntu 16.04

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

Related notices

  • USN-6038-1: golang-1.18-src, golang-1.18, golang-1.18-go, golang-1.18-doc
  • USN-6140-1: golang-1.19, golang-1.20, golang-1.19-go, golang-1.20-doc, golang-1.20-src, golang-1.19-src, golang-1.19-doc, golang-1.20-go