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Debian Security Advisory DSA 4379-1 (golang-1.7 - security update)

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

3 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

A vulnerability was discovered in the implementation of the P-521 and P-384 elliptic curves, which could result in denial of service and in some cases key recovery. In addition this update fixes a vulnerability in go get , which could result in the execution of arbitrary shell commands.

Affected Software

Affected Software

golang-1.7 on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

For the stable distribution (stretch), these problems have been fixed in version 1.7.4-2+deb9u1. We recommend that you upgrade your golang-1.7 packages. For the detailed security status of golang-1.7 please refer to its security tracker page linked in the references.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)