USN-4729-1: Open vSwitch vulnerability
10 February 2021
Open vSwitch could be made to crash or perform unexpectedly if it received specially crafted network traffic.
- openvswitch - Ethernet virtual switch
Joakim Hindersson discovered that Open vSwitch incorrectly parsed certain
network packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial
of service, or possibly alter packet classification.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.