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Debian: CVE-2018-16874: golang-1.11, golang-1.7, golang-1.8 -- security update

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Debian: CVE-2018-16874: golang-1.11, golang-1.7, golang-1.8 -- security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
12/14/2018
Created
03/15/2021
Added
03/15/2021
Modified
03/15/2021

Description

In Go before 1.10.6 and 1.11.x before 1.11.3, the "go get" command is vulnerable to directory traversal when executed with the import path of a malicious Go package which contains curly braces (both '{' and '}' characters). Specifically, it is only vulnerable in GOPATH mode, but not in module mode (the distinction is documented at https://golang.org/cmd/go/#hdr-Module_aware_go_get). The attacker can cause an arbitrary filesystem write, which can lead to code execution.

Solution(s)

  • debian-upgrade-golang-1-11
  • debian-upgrade-golang-1-7
  • debian-upgrade-golang-1-8

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