Ubuntu 17.10 : dpdk vulnerability (USN-3642-2)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 109892


The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.


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.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.


Update the affected dpdk package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 109892

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3642-2.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/17

Updated: 2018/12/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.9

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:canonical:ubuntu_linux:dpdk, cpe:/o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:17.10

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1059

USN: 3642-2