CentOS 7 : golang (CESA-2018:0878)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 109376

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 (1.9.4). (BZ#1479095, BZ#1499827)

Security Fix(es) :

* golang: arbitrary code execution during 'go get' or 'go get -d' (CVE-2017-15041)

* golang: smtp.PlainAuth susceptible to man-in-the-middle password harvesting (CVE-2017-15042)

* golang: arbitrary code execution during 'go get' via C compiler options (CVE-2018-6574)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Additional Changes :

For detailed information on changes in this release, see the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.5 Release Notes linked from the References section.

Solution

Update the affected golang packages.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?10b25a92

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 109376

File Name: centos_RHSA-2018-0878.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/27/2018

Updated: 12/31/2019

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2017-15041

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

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: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

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/5/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-15041, CVE-2017-15042, CVE-2018-6574

RHSA: 2018:0878