Scientific Linux Security Update : golang on SL7.x (noarch) (20180410)

High Nessus Plugin ID 109448


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The following packages have been upgraded to a later upstream version:
golang (1.9.4).

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)

Additional Changes :


Update the affected packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109448

File Name: sl_20180410_golang_on_SL7_x.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/01

Updated: 2020/02/24

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:fermilab:scientific_linux:golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:fermilab:scientific_linux:golang-tests, x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/10

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/10/05

Reference Information

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