openSUSE Security Update : go (openSUSE-2017-719)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 101129


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for go fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2017-8932: Add patch to fix carry bug in x86-64 P-256 implementation (boo#1040618)

Please note that go applications will need to be rebuilt to get this fix, as all go applications are statically linked.

As we are regulary releasing updates to our distribution go applications they are not specifically included here.


Update the affected go packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 101129

File Name: openSUSE-2017-719.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/30

Modified: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N


Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.2

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-8932