Amazon Linux AMI : golang (ALAS-2021-1471)

high Nessus Plugin ID 144999
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Synopsis

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description

The version of golang installed on the remote host is prior to 1.15.5-1.65. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ALAS-2021-1471 advisory.

- Go before 1.14.12 and 1.15.x before 1.15.4 allows Denial of Service. (CVE-2020-28362)

- Go before 1.14.12 and 1.15.x before 1.15.5 allows Code Injection. (CVE-2020-28366)

- Go before 1.14.12 and 1.15.x before 1.15.5 allows Argument Injection. (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.

Solution

Run 'yum update golang' to update your system.

See Also

https://alas.aws.amazon.com/ALAS-2021-1471.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-28362

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-28366

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-28367

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 144999

File Name: ala_ALAS-2021-1471.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/14/2021

Updated: 1/14/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-28367

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

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

Risk Factor: High

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: p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-race, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:amazon:linux:golang-tests, cpe:/o:amazon:linux

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/12/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2020

Reference Information

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

ALAS: 2021-1471