[USN-6208-1] Gorilla WebSocket vulnerability
Paulo Flabiano Smorigo
pfsmorigo at canonical.com
Thu Jul 6 22:15:29 UTC 2023
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-6208-1
July 06, 2023
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro)
Gorilla WebSocket could be made to crash if it received specially crafted
- golang-websocket: Go package implementing the WebSocket protocol
It was discovered that Gorilla WebSocket incorrectly handled decoding WebSocket
frames. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash, resulting
in a denial of service.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Available with Ubuntu Pro):
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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