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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:26 am    Post subject: [ GLSA 201804-12 ] Go Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: Go: Arbitrary code execution (GLSA 201804-12)
Severity: normal
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2018-04-15
Bug(s): #650014
ID: 201804-12

Synopsis

A vulnerability in Go allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary
commands.


Background

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


Affected Packages

Package: dev-lang/go
Vulnerable: < 1.10.1
Unaffected: >= 1.10.1
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

A vulnerability in Go was discovered which does not validate the import
path of remote repositories.


Impact

Remote attackers, by enticing a user to import from a crafted website,
could execute arbitrary commands.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All Go users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/go-1.10.1"
   


References

CVE-2018-7187
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