CentOS 7 : golang (CESA-2017:1859)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 102738

Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

An update for golang is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The golang packages provide the Go programming language compiler.

The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
golang (1.8.3). (BZ#1414500)

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)

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.4 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected golang packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?95231b58

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 102738

File Name: centos_RHSA-2017-1859.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/08/25

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-tests, cpe:/o:centos:centos:7

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/08/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000098, CVE-2017-8932

RHSA: 2017:1859