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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-2
Posted May 16, 2018
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3642-2 - USN-3642-1 fixed a vulnerability in DPDK. This update provides the corresponding update for Ubuntu 17.10. Maxime Coquelin discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled guest physical ranges. A malicious guest could use this issue to possibly access sensitive information. Various other issues were also addressed.

tags | advisory
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2018-1059
MD5 | b6d4dc201566e27c9e5c69fbb347e159

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-2

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-2
May 16, 2018

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

- Ubuntu 17.10

Summary:

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

Software Description:
- 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.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 17.10:
dpdk 17.05.2-0ubuntu1.1

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

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3642-2
https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3642-1
CVE-2018-1059

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpdk/17.05.2-0ubuntu1.1

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