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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-1
Posted May 9, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3642-1 - Maxime Coquelin discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled guest physical ranges. A malicious guest could use this issue to possibly access sensitive information.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-1059
MD5 | 59ce4fa456c0be9a1bb3f8cc80b24a20

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-1
May 09, 2018

dpdk vulnerability
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

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

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

Details:

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

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
dpdk 17.11.2-1ubuntu0.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3642-1
CVE-2018-1059

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpdk/17.11.2-1ubuntu0.1

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