Executive Summary

Title Go: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-201710-23 First vendor Publication 2017-10-23
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2017-10-23
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 7.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Go, the worst of which may result in the execution of arbitrary commands.


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


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Go. Please review the references below for details.


Remote attackers could execute arbitrary Go commands or conduct a man in the middle attack.


There is no known workaround at this time.


All Go users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/go-1.9.1"


[ 1 ] CVE-2017-15041 : https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-15041
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-15042 : https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-15042


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


Original Source

Url : http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201710-23.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-319 Cleartext Transmission of Sensitive Information

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 81

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Date Description
2018-08-17 Name : The remote PhotonOS host is missing multiple security updates.
File : PhotonOS_PHSA-2017-0045.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-05-11 Name : The remote Amazon Linux 2 host is missing a security update.
File : al2_ALAS-2018-1011.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-04-27 Name : The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.
File : centos_RHSA-2018-0878.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2018-01-15 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-f4fc897e8f.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-12-01 Name : The remote EulerOS host is missing a security update.
File : EulerOS_SA-2017-1311.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-11-06 Name : The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.
File : ala_ALAS-2017-918.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-30 Name : The remote Debian host is missing a security update.
File : debian_DLA-1148.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-23 Name : The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
File : gentoo_GLSA-201710-23.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-20 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-8f7bca960b.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2017-10-18 Name : The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
File : fedora_2017-6f1b90dbb7.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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Date Informations
2017-11-01 17:22:39
  • Multiple Updates
2017-10-24 13:25:29
  • Multiple Updates
2017-10-23 05:21:40
  • First insertion