Go: Multiple vulnerabilities — GLSA 201710-23

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

Affected Packages

dev-lang/go on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.9.1
Unaffected versions >= 1.9.1

Background

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

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

Release Date
October 23, 2017

Latest Revision
October 23, 2017: 1

Severity
normal

Exploitable
remote

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