ALAS-2020-1417


Amazon Linux AMI Security Advisory: ALAS-2020-1417
Advisory Release Date: 2020-08-26 23:09 Pacific
Advisory Updated Date: 2020-08-31 19:44 Pacific
Severity: Medium
References: CVE-2020-15586 

Issue Overview:

Go before 1.13.13 and 1.14.x before 1.14.5 has a data race in some net/http servers, as demonstrated by the httputil.ReverseProxy Handler, because it reads a request body and writes a response at the same time. A flaw was found Go's net/http package. Servers using ReverseProxy from net/http in the Go standard library are vulnerable to a data race that results in a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability. (CVE-2020-15586 )


Affected Packages:

golang


Issue Correction:
Run yum update golang to update your system.

New Packages:
i686:
    golang-bin-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.i686
    golang-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.i686

noarch:
    golang-misc-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.noarch
    golang-tests-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.noarch
    golang-src-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.noarch
    golang-docs-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.noarch

src:
    golang-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.src

x86_64:
    golang-bin-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.x86_64
    golang-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.x86_64
    golang-race-1.13.14-1.58.amzn1.x86_64