October 15, 2019
Golang Go is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability. An attacker can exploit this issue to cause a denial-of-service condition. Versions prior to Go 1.13.2 and Go 1.12.11 are vulnerable.
- golang Go 1.12.1
- golang Go 1.12.10
- golang Go 1.12.5
- golang Go 1.13.1
Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.
Filter access to the affected computer at the network boundary if global access isn't needed. Restricting access to only trusted computers and networks might greatly reduce the likelihood of a successful exploit.
Deploy network intrusion detection systems to monitor network traffic for malicious activity.
Deploy a NID sensor between the network perimeter and the affected service. Flag on all requests that appear to be anomalous. Audit logs regularly for evidence of attacks.
Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
To reduce the likelihood of successful exploits, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.
Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
Web users should be cautious about following links to sites that are provided by unfamiliar or suspicious sources. Filtering HTML from emails may help remove a possible vector for transmitting malicious links to users.
Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.
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