GLSA-201710-23 : Go: Multiple vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 104066


The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.


The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201710-23 (Go: Multiple vulnerabilities)

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Go. Please review the references below for details.
Impact :

Remote attackers could execute arbitrary Go commands or conduct a man in the middle attack.
Workaround :

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-1.9.1'

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104066

File Name: gentoo_GLSA-201710-23.nasl

Version: Revision: 3.3

Type: local

Published: 2017/10/23

Updated: 2018/01/26

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:gentoo:linux:go, cpe:/o:gentoo:linux

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Gentoo/release, Host/Gentoo/qpkg-list

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/23

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15041, CVE-2017-15042

GLSA: 201710-23