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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-5386: Go sets environmental variable based on user supplied Proxy request header

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2016-5386: Go sets environmental variable based on user supplied Proxy request header

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/18/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
08/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

The net/http package in Go through 1.6 does not attempt to address RFC 3875 section 4.1.18 namespace conflicts and therefore does not protect CGI applications from the presence of untrusted client data in the HTTP_PROXY environment variable, which might allow remote attackers to redirect a CGI application's outbound HTTP traffic to an arbitrary proxy server via a crafted Proxy header in an HTTP request, aka an "httpoxy" issue.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-go

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