Debian Security Advisory

DLA-2985-1 golang-1.7 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
28 Apr 2022
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2022-23772, CVE-2022-23806, CVE-2022-24921.
More information:

Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Go programming language. An attacker could trigger a denial-of-service (DoS) or invalid cryptographic computation.

  • CVE-2022-23772

    Rat.SetString in math/big has an overflow that can lead to Uncontrolled Memory Consumption.

  • CVE-2022-23806

    Curve.IsOnCurve in crypto/elliptic can incorrectly return true in situations with a big.Int value that is not a valid field element.

  • CVE-2022-24921

    regexp.Compile allows stack exhaustion via a deeply nested expression.

For Debian 9 stretch, these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.4-2+deb9u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your golang-1.7 packages.

For the detailed security status of golang-1.7 please refer to its security tracker page at:

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