Executive Summary

Summary
TitleGo: Multiple vulnerabilities
Informations
NameGLSA-201812-09First vendor Publication2018-12-21
VendorGentooLast vendor Modification2018-12-21
Severity (Vendor) N/ARevisionN/A

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Detail

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Go, the worst which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.

Background

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build simple, reliable, and efficient software.

Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Go. Please review the CVE identifiers referenced below for details.

Impact

A remote attacker could cause arbitrary code execution by passing specially crafted Go packages the 'go get -u' command.

The remote attacker could also craft pathological inputs causing a CPU based Denial of Service condition via the crypto/x509 package.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Go users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/go-1.10.7"

References

[ 1 ] CVE-2018-16873
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16873
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-16874
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16874
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-16875
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16875

Availability

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201812-09

Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201812-09.xml

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2019-01-11Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2019-1198005e1f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2019-01-11Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2019-c424e3bb72.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-24Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201812-09.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-12-17Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2018-1130.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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DateInformations
2018-12-21 13:18:49
  • First insertion