GLSA-201803-03 : Go: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 107201
SynopsisThe remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionThe remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201803-03 (Go: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code)
A command injection flaw was discovered in the source code build phase because of the “go get” command, which does not block -fplugin= and
A remote attacker could entice a user to process a repository containing maliciously-crafted build instructions using “go get”, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code with the privileges of the process.
There is no known workaround at this time.
SolutionAll Go users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-lang/go-1.9.4'