Identifier

CVE-2020-14040

Package Slug

go/golang.org/x/text

Vulnerability

Loop with Unreachable Exit Condition (Infinite Loop)

Description

The x/text package contains a vulnerability in encoding/unicode that could lead to the UTF-16 decoder entering an infinite loop, causing the program to crash or run out of memory. An attacker could provide a single byte to a UTF16 decoder instantiated with UseBOM or ExpectBOM to trigger an infinite loop if the String function on the Decoder is called, or the Decoder is passed to golang.org/x/text/transform.String.

Affected Versions

All versions before 0.3.3

Solution

Upgrade to version 0.3.3 or above.

Last Modified

2020-06-25

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