USN-4550-1: DPDK vulnerabilities
28 September 2020
Several security issues were fixed in DPDK.
- dpdk - set of libraries for fast packet processing
Ryan Hall discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled vhost crypto. An
attacker inside a guest could use these issues to perform multiple attacks,
including denial of service attacks, obtaining sensitive information from
the host, and possibly executing arbitrary code on the host.