openSUSE Security Update : go (openSUSE-2016-907)

High Nessus Plugin ID 92596

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VPR Score: 5.9


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update for go fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-5739: 'Content Length' treated as valid header

- CVE-2015-5740: Double content-length headers does not return 400 error

- CVE-2015-5741: Additional hardening, not sending Content-Length w/Transfer-Encoding, Closing connections

Go was updated to 1.4.3 with the following additional changes :

- build: remove -Werror from cmd/dist

- runtime: panic when accessing an empty struct value appended to an uninitialized slice

- runtime: garbage collector found invalid heap pointer iterating over map


Update the affected go packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 92596

File Name: openSUSE-2016-907.nasl

Version: 2.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/07/28

Updated: 2020/06/04

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:go-debugsource, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:13.2

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/07/27

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5739, CVE-2015-5740, CVE-2015-5741