CVE-2020-10725

Published: 18 May 2020

A flaw was found in DPDK version 19.11 and above that allows a malicious guest to cause a segmentation fault of the vhost-user backend application running on the host, which could result in a loss of connectivity for the other guests running on that host. This is caused by a missing validity check of the descriptor address in the function `virtio_dev_rx_batch_packed()`.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.7

Status

Package Release Status
dpdk
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (19.11.2,18.11.8,20.02.1)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (19.11.1-0ubuntu1.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist