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Google Go up to 1.10.5/1.11.2 crypto-x509 Package CPU Exhaustion denial of service

A vulnerability has been found in Google Go up to 1.10.5/1.11.2 and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component crypto-x509 Package. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability (CPU Exhaustion). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-400. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was shared 12/14/2018 as bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-16875 since 09/11/2018. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 12/16/2018).

Upgrading to version 1.10.6 or 1.11.3 eliminates this vulnerability.

The issues 127982 and 127983 are related to this entry.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.4

VulDB Base Score: ≈3.5
VulDB Temp Score: ≈3.4
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Class: Denial of service / CPU Exhaustion (CWE-400)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: No

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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: Official fix
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Upgrade: Go 1.10.6/1.11.3


09/11/2018 CVE assigned
12/14/2018 Advisory disclosed
12/16/2018 VulDB entry created
12/16/2018 VulDB last update



CVE: CVE-2018-16875 (🔒)
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Created: 12/16/2018
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