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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3959: Security patch for golang (ALAS-2016-687)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2016-3959: Security patch for golang (ALAS-2016-687)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
04/21/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/21/2016
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

The Verify function in crypto/dsa/dsa.go in Go before 1.5.4 and 1.6.x before 1.6.1 does not properly check parameters passed to the big integer library, which might allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted public key to a program that uses HTTPS client certificates or SSH server libraries.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-golang

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-golang

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