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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-23

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-23
Posted Oct 23, 2017
Authored by Gentoo | Site security.gentoo.org

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-23 - Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Go, the worst of which may result in the execution of arbitrary commands. Versions less than 1.9.1 are affected.

tags | advisory, arbitrary, vulnerability
systems | linux, gentoo
advisories | CVE-2017-15041, CVE-2017-15042
MD5 | f5f167411f9dac3f27c06377f9819d48

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory 201710-23

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Severity: Normal
Title: Go: Multiple vulnerabilities
Date: October 23, 2017
Bugs: #632408
ID: 201710-23

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Synopsis
========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in Go, the worst of which may
result in the execution of arbitrary commands.

Background
==========

Go is an open source programming language that makes it easy to build
simple, reliable, and efficient software.

Affected packages
=================

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Package / Vulnerable / Unaffected
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1 dev-lang/go < 1.9.1 >= 1.9.1

Description
===========

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Go. Please review the
references below for details.

Impact
======

Remote attackers could execute arbitrary Go commands or conduct a man
in the middle attack.

Workaround
==========

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
==========

All Go users should upgrade to the latest version:

# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/go-1.9.1"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2017-15041
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-15041
[ 2 ] CVE-2017-15042
https://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2017-15042

Availability
============

This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201710-23

Concerns?
=========

Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2017 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5

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