CentOS 8 : go-toolset:rhel8 (CESA-2020:3665)

high Nessus Plugin ID 145887
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Synopsis

The remote CentOS host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote CentOS Linux 8 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the CESA-2020:3665 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://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3665

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 145887

File Name: centos8_RHSA-2020-3665.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/1/2021

Updated: 3/23/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-16845

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4

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:centos:centos:8, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:delve, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:go-toolset, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-bin, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-docs, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-misc, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-race, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-src, p-cpe:/a:centos:centos:golang-tests

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/8/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/17/2020

Reference Information

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

RHSA: 2020:3665