CVE-2020-16845

NameCVE-2020-16845
DescriptionGo before 1.13.15 and 14.x before 1.14.7 can have an infinite read loop in ReadUvarint and ReadVarint in encoding/binary via invalid inputs.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
golang-1.11 (PTS)buster, buster (security)1.11.6-1+deb10u3vulnerable
golang-1.15 (PTS)bullseye, sid1.15.2-1fixed
golang-1.7 (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.7.4-2+deb9u1vulnerable
golang-1.8 (PTS)stretch (security), stretch1.8.1-1+deb9u1vulnerable

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
golang-1.11source(unstable)(unfixed)
golang-1.14source(unstable)1.14.7-1
golang-1.15source(unstable)1.15~rc2-1
golang-1.7source(unstable)(unfixed)
golang-1.8source(unstable)(unfixed)

Notes

[buster] - golang-1.11 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - golang-1.8 <postponed> (Minor issue)
[stretch] - golang-1.7 <postponed> (Minor issue)
https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/golang-announce/NyPIaucMgXo
https://github.com/golang/go/issues/40618
Fixed in 1.15~rc2, 1.14.7, 1.13.15

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