Debian DLA-1148-1 : golang security update

High Nessus Plugin ID 104220

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security update.

Description

Go before 1.8.4 and 1.9.x before 1.9.1 allows 'go get' remote command execution. Using custom domains, it is possible to arrange things so that example.com/pkg1 points to a Subversion repository but example.com/pkg1/pkg2 points to a Git repository. If the Subversion repository includes a Git checkout in its pkg2 directory and some other work is done to ensure the proper ordering of operations, 'go get' can be tricked into reusing this Git checkout for the fetch of code from pkg2. If the Subversion repository's Git checkout has malicious commands in .git/hooks/, they will execute on the system running 'go get.'

For Debian 7 'Wheezy', these problems have been fixed in version 2:1.0.2-1.1+deb7u2.

We recommend that you upgrade your golang packages.

NOTE: Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the DLA security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Upgrade the affected packages.

See Also

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2017/10/msg00027.html

https://packages.debian.org/source/wheezy/golang

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 104220

File Name: debian_DLA-1148.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/10/30

Updated: 2018/07/09

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:golang, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:golang-dbg, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:golang-doc, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:golang-go, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:golang-mode, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:kate-syntax-go, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:vim-syntax-go, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:7.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/10/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15041