openSUSE-SU-2018:4181-1: important: Security update for go1.11

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for go1.11

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:4181-1
Rating: important
References: #1098017 #1113978 #1118897 #1118898 #1118899
#1119634 #1119706
Cross-References: CVE-2018-16873 CVE-2018-16874 CVE-2018-16875

Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 42.3
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that solves three vulnerabilities and has four
fixes is now available.


This new package for go1.11 fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2018-16873: Fixed a remote code execution in go get, when executed
with the -u flag (bsc#1118897)
– CVE-2018-16874: Fixed an arbitrary filesystem write in go get, which
could lead to code execution (bsc#1118898)
– CVE-2018-16875: Fixed a Denial of Service in the crypto/x509 package
during certificate chain validation(bsc#1118899)

Non-security issues fixed:

– Fixed build error with PIE linker flags on ppc64le (bsc#1113978
– Make profile.d/ no longer set GOROOT=, in order to make switching
between versions no longer break. This ends up removing the need for entirely (because GOPATH is also set automatically) (bsc#1119634)

The following tracked regression fix is included:

– Fix a regression that broke go get for import path patterns containing
“…” (bsc#1119706)

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1572=1

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-1572=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (i586 x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 42.3 (x86_64):


– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (x86_64):



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