RHEL 7 : go-toolset-1.13-golang (RHSA-2020:4214)

high Nessus Plugin ID 141307
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Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:4214 advisory.

- golang.org/x/text: possibility to trigger an infinite loop in encoding/unicode could lead to crash (CVE-2020-14040)

- golang: data race in certain net/http servers including ReverseProxy can lead to DoS (CVE-2020-15586)

- golang: ReadUvarint and ReadVarint can read an unlimited number of bytes from invalid inputs (CVE-2020-16845)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/362.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/835.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-14040

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-15586

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16845

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:4214

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1853652

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1856953

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1867099

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141307

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-4214.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/8/2020

Updated: 10/12/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl, redhat_repos.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-16845

VPR

Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-build, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-golang, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-golang-race, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-golang-src, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-golang-tests, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.13-runtime

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/17/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-14040, CVE-2020-15586, CVE-2020-16845

RHSA: 2020:4214

IAVB: 2020-B-0060-S

CWE: 362, 835