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Red Hat: CVE-2017-1000098: Moderate: golang security, bug fix, and enhancement update (RHSA-2017:1859)

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Red Hat: CVE-2017-1000098: Moderate: golang security, bug fix, and enhancement update (RHSA-2017:1859)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
08/01/2017
Created
03/19/2019
Added
08/02/2018
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

The net/http package's Request.ParseMultipartForm method starts writing to temporary files once the request body size surpasses the given "maxMemory" limit. It was possible for an attacker to generate a multipart request crafted such that the server ran out of file descriptors.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-golang
  • redhat-upgrade-golang-bin
  • redhat-upgrade-golang-docs
  • redhat-upgrade-golang-misc
  • redhat-upgrade-golang-src
  • redhat-upgrade-golang-tests

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