RHEL 7 : go-toolset-1.14-golang (RHSA-2020:5333)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 143469
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VPR Score: 6.7


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


The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:5333 advisory.

- golang: math/big: panic during recursive division of very large numbers (CVE-2020-28362)

- golang: malicious symbol names can lead to code execution at build time (CVE-2020-28366)

- golang: improper validation of cgo flags can lead to code execution at build time (CVE-2020-28367)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 143469

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-5333.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/3/2020

Updated: 4/15/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 6.7

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-28367

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/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-1.14, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-build, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-golang, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-golang-race, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-golang-src, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-golang-tests, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:go-toolset-1.14-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: 12/3/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-28362, CVE-2020-28366, CVE-2020-28367

RHSA: 2020:5333

IAVB: 2020-B-0071

CWE: 20, 20, 295