Debian Security Advisory

DLA-3395-1 golang-1.11 -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
19 Apr 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 989492, Bug 991961.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-28367, CVE-2021-33196, CVE-2021-36221, CVE-2021-38297, CVE-2021-39293, CVE-2021-41771, CVE-2021-44716, CVE-2021-44717, CVE-2022-23806, CVE-2022-24921.
More information:

Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in the Go programming language. An attacker could trigger a denial-of-service (DoS), invalid cryptographic computation, information leak, or arbitrary code execution on the developer's computer in specific situations.

  • CVE-2020-28367

    Code injection in the go command with cgo allows arbitrary code execution at build time via malicious gcc flags specified via a

  • CVE-2021-33196

    In archive/zip, a crafted file count (in an archive's header) can cause a NewReader or OpenReader panic.

  • CVE-2021-36221

    Go has a race condition that can lead to a net/http/httputil ReverseProxy panic upon an ErrAbortHandler abort.

  • CVE-2021-38297

    Go has a Buffer Overflow via large arguments in a function invocation from a WASM module, when GOARCH=wasm GOOS=js is used.

  • CVE-2021-39293

    This issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2021-33196.

  • CVE-2021-41771

    ImportedSymbols in debug/macho (for Open or OpenFat) Accesses a Memory Location After the End of a Buffer, aka an out-of-bounds slice situation.

  • CVE-2021-44716

    net/http allows uncontrolled memory consumption in the header canonicalization cache via HTTP/2 requests.

  • CVE-2021-44717

    Go on UNIX allows write operations to an unintended file or unintended network connection as a consequence of erroneous closing of file descriptor 0 after file-descriptor exhaustion.

  • 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 10 buster, these problems have been fixed in version 1.11.6-1+deb10u6.

We recommend that you upgrade your golang-1.11 packages.

For the detailed security status of golang-1.11 please refer to its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: