CVE-2021-27918

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Summary:

encoding/xml in Go before 1.15.9 and 1.16.x before 1.16.1 has an infinite loop if a custom TokenReader (for xml.NewTokenDecoder) returns EOF in the middle of an element. This can occur in the Decode, DecodeElement, or Skip method.

Reference Links(if available):

  • https://groups.google.com/g/golang-announce/c/MfiLYjG-RAw
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    v2: / MEDIUM

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