openSUSE Security Update : go1.14 (openSUSE-2020-1405)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 140569



The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for go1.14 fixes the following issues :

- go1.14 was updated to version 1.14.7

- CVE-2020-16845: dUvarint and ReadVarint can read an unlimited number of bytes from invalid inputs (bsc#1174977).	

- go1.14.6 (released 2020-07-16) includes fixes to the go command, the compiler, the linker, vet, and the database/sql, encoding/json, net/http, reflect, and testing packages. Refs bsc#1164903 go1.14 release tracking Refs bsc#1174153 bsc#1174191

- go#39991 runtime: missing deferreturn on linux/ppc64le

- go#39920 net/http: panic on misformed If-None-Match Header with http.ServeContent

- go#39849 cmd/compile: internal compile error when using sync.Pool: mismatched zero/store sizes

- go#39824 cmd/go: TestBuildIDContainsArchModeEnv/386 fails on linux/386 in Go 1.14 and 1.13, not 1.15

- go#39698 reflect: panic from malloc after MakeFunc function returns value that is also stored globally

- go#39636 reflect: DeepEqual can return true for values that are not equal

- go#39585 encoding/json: incorrect object key unmarshaling when using custom TextUnmarshaler as Key with string va lues

- go#39562 cmd/compile/internal/ssa:
TestNexting/dlv-dbg-hist failing on linux-386-longtest builder because it trie s to use an older version of dlv which only supports linux/amd64

- go#39308 testing: streaming output loses parallel subtest associations

- go#39288 cmd/vet: update for new number formats

- go#39101 database/sql: context cancellation allows statements to execute after rollback

- go#38030 doc: BuildNameToCertificate deprecated in go 1.14 not mentioned in the release notes

- go#40212 net/http: Expect 100-continue panics in httputil.ReverseProxy bsc#1174153 CVE-2020-15586

- go#40210 crypto/x509: Certificate.Verify method seemingly ignoring EKU requirements on Windows bsc#1174191 CVE-2020-14039 (Windows only)

- Add patch to ensure /etc/hosts is used if /etc/nsswitch.conf is not present bsc#1172868 gh#golang/go#35305

This update was imported from the SUSE:SLE-15:Update update project.


Update the affected go1.14 packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 140569

File Name: openSUSE-2020-1405.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/14/2020

Updated: 12/4/2020

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-14039


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go1.14, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go1.14-race, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.1

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/10/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/17/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14039, CVE-2020-15586, CVE-2020-16845

IAVB: 2020-B-0060-S