Debian Security Advisory
DLA-1294-1 golang -- LTS security update
- Date Reported:
- 25 Feb 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-7187.
- More information:
It was discovered that there was an arbitrary command execution vulnerability in the Go programming language.
go getimplementation did not correctly validate
import pathstatements for "://" which allowed remote attackers to execute arbitrary OS commands via a crafted web site.
For Debian 7
Wheezy, this issue has been fixed in golang version 2:1.0.2-1.1+deb7u3.
We recommend that you upgrade your golang packages. The Debian LTS team would like to thank Abhijith PA for preparing this update.