net/http: reject negative suffix-length Range:bytes=--N with 416 status code

Fixes the file server to reject requests of the form:
    "Range": "bytes=--N"
where "-N" is a negative suffix-length as designated by the
grammar in RFC 7233 Section 2.1, "Byte-Ranges", which specifies
that suffix-length MUST be of the form 1*DIGIT aka a non-negative digit.

Thus requests such as:
    "Range": "bytes=--2"
will be rejected with a "416 Range Not Satisfiable" response.

Fixes #40940

Change-Id: I3e89f8326c14af30d8bdb126998a50e02ba002d9
Run-TryBot: Emmanuel Odeke <>
TryBot-Result: Gobot Gobot <>
Reviewed-by: Bryan C. Mills <>
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tree: 00fea98a284a5a90d2f8b91f18194853689a0a29
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