Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title Go: Multiple vulnerabilities
Name GLSA-201812-09 First vendor Publication 2018-12-21
Vendor Gentoo Last vendor Modification 2018-12-21
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:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 7.8 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Go, the worst which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code.


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 CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


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.


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-1.10.7"


[ 1 ] CVE-2018-16873
[ 2 ] CVE-2018-16874
[ 3 ] CVE-2018-16875


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-201812-09.xml

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
33 % CWE-295 Certificate Issues
33 % CWE-22 Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal') (CWE/SANS Top 25)
33 % CWE-20 Improper Input Validation

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 119
Os 1

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

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

Alert History

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Date Informations
2019-02-04 21:21:35
  • Multiple Updates
2019-02-02 00:21:28
  • Multiple Updates
2018-12-21 13:18:49
  • First insertion