Executive Summary

This Alert is flagged as TOP 25 Common Weakness Enumeration from CWE/SANS. For more information, you can read this.
Title DPDK vulnerabilities
Name USN-4362-1 First vendor Publication 2020-05-18
Vendor Ubuntu Last vendor Modification 2020-05-18
Severity (Vendor) N/A Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Overall CVSS Score 6.7
Base Score 6.7 Environmental Score 6.7
impact SubScore 5.9 Temporal Score 6.7
Exploitabality Sub Score 0.8
Attack Vector Local Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required High User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High Availability Impact High
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Cvss Base Score 4.6 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.4 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS - Ubuntu 19.10 - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in DPDK.

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


It was discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-10722, CVE-2020-10723, CVE-2020-10724, CVE-2020-10725, CVE-2020-10726)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
dpdk 19.11.1-0ubuntu1.1

Ubuntu 19.10:
dpdk 18.11.5-0ubuntu0.19.10.2

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
dpdk 17.11.9-0ubuntu18.04.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

CVE-2020-10722, CVE-2020-10723, CVE-2020-10724, CVE-2020-10725,

Package Information:

Original Source

Url : http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-4362-1

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
80 % CWE-190 Integer Overflow or Wraparound (CWE/SANS Top 25)
20 % CWE-665 Improper Initialization

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 1
Os 3

Alert History

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Date Informations
2020-05-23 13:03:46
  • Multiple Updates
2020-05-18 21:18:05
  • First insertion