Scientific Linux Security Update : golang on

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
golang (1.8.3).

Security Fix(es) :

- A carry propagation flaw was found in the implementation
of the P-256 elliptic curve in golang. An attacker could
possibly use this flaw to extract private keys when
static ECDH was used. (CVE-2017-8932)

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 102643 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-8932

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