openSUSE Security Update : go (openSUSE-2016-979) (httpoxy)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92933


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update addresses a security issue affecting code statically linked with go :

- CVE-2016-5386: A remote attacker could set the HTTP_PROXY environment variable via Proxy header (bsc#988487)


Update the affected go packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92933

File Name: openSUSE-2016-979.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/08/12

Modified: 2016/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

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


Base Score: 8.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/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, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5386