Executive Summary

Title DPDK regression
Name USN-4189-2 First vendor Publication 2019-11-25
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2019-11-25
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 19.10 - Ubuntu 19.04 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


USN-4189-1 introduced a regression in DPDK.

Software Description: - dpdk: set of libraries for fast packet processing


USN-4189-1 fixed a vulnerability in DPDK. The new version introduced a regression in certain environments. This update fixes the problem.

Original advisory details:

Jason Wang discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled certain messages. An
attacker in a malicious container could possibly use this issue to cause
DPDK to leak resources, resulting in a denial of service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 19.10:
dpdk 18.11.5-0ubuntu0.19.10.1

Ubuntu 19.04:
dpdk 18.11.5-0ubuntu0.19.04.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
dpdk 17.11.9-0ubuntu18.04.1

This update uses a new upstream release, which includes additional bug fixes. In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.


Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4189-2

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Date Informations
2019-11-25 17:19:12
  • First insertion