Debian Security Advisory

DLA-1664-1 golang -- LTS security update

Date Reported:
06 Feb 2019
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2019-6486.
More information:

It was discovered that there was a denial of service vulnerability or possibly even the ability to conduct private key recovery attacks within in the elliptic curve cryptography handling in the Go programming language libraries.

For Debian 8 Jessie, this issue has been fixed in golang version 2:1.3.3-1+deb8u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your golang packages.