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USN-3642-2: DPDK vulnerability

16 May 2018

DPDK could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

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Releases

Packages

  • dpdk - set of libraries for fast packet processing

Details

USN-3642-1 fixed a vulnerability in DPDK. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 17.10.

Original advisory details:

Maxime Coquelin discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled guest physical
ranges. A malicious guest could use this issue to possibly access sensitive
information.

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Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.10

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

References

Related notices

  • USN-3642-1: librte-efd17.11, librte-pmd-pcap17.11, librte-bus-pci17.11, librte-pmd-sfc-efx17.11, librte-distributor17.11, librte-mempool-stack17.11, librte-pmd-e1000-17.11, librte-jobstats17.11, librte-pmd-kni17.11, librte-pmd-tap17.11, librte-pmd-virtio17.11, librte-metrics17.11, librte-pmd-ena17.11, librte-pmd-null-crypto17.11, librte-pmd-sw-event17.11, librte-cfgfile17.11, librte-sched17.11, librte-pdump17.11, librte-pmd-avp17.11, librte-pmd-cxgbe17.11, librte-pmd-octeontx-ssovf17.11, librte-pmd-ixgbe17.11, librte-timer17.11, librte-eventdev17.11, librte-gro17.11, librte-cryptodev17.11, librte-pmd-lio17.11, dpdk-rte-kni-dkms, dpdk-doc, librte-port17.11, librte-cmdline17.11, librte-acl17.11, librte-net17.11, librte-pmd-i40e17.11, librte-pmd-enic17.11, librte-pmd-bnxt17.11, dpdk-dev, librte-bitratestats17.11, librte-mempool-ring17.11, librte-table17.11, librte-kvargs17.11, librte-ip-frag17.11, librte-pmd-octeontx17.11, librte-pmd-null17.11, librte-ethdev17.11, librte-reorder17.11, librte-pmd-thunderx-nicvf17.11, librte-pmd-qede17.11, librte-bus-vdev17.11, librte-ring17.11, librte-pmd-fm10k17.11, librte-pmd-skeleton-event17.11, librte-kni17.11, dpdk, librte-pmd-nfp17.11, librte-latencystats17.11, librte-mempool17.11, libdpdk-dev, librte-pmd-failsafe17.11, librte-power17.11, librte-pmd-vmxnet3-uio17.11, librte-mempool-octeontx17.11, librte-pmd-bond17.11, librte-pipeline17.11, librte-meter17.11, librte-member17.11, librte-hash17.11, librte-security17.11, librte-pmd-crypto-scheduler17.11, librte-flow-classify17.11, librte-vhost17.11, librte-gso17.11, librte-pmd-ark17.11, librte-pmd-ring17.11, librte-eal17.11, librte-pci17.11, librte-pmd-vhost17.11, librte-pmd-af-packet17.11, librte-pmd-softnic17.11, librte-mbuf17.11, librte-lpm17.11, dpdk-igb-uio-dkms