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PostPosted: Fri Dec 21, 2018 12:26 pm    Post subject: [ GLSA 201812-09 ] Go Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Go: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201812-09)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-12-21
Bug(s): #673234
ID: 201812-09

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.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-lang/go
Vulnerable: < 1.10.7
Unaffected: >= 1.10.7
Architectures: All supported architectures


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:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/go-1.10.7"
   


References

CVE-2018-16873
CVE-2018-16874
CVE-2018-16875
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