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

High Nessus Plugin ID 109892

Synopsis

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

Description

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.

Solution

Update the affected dpdk package.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 109892

File Name: ubuntu_USN-3642-2.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/05/17

Modified: 2018/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

Vulnerability Information

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

Required KB Items: Host/cpu, Host/Ubuntu, Host/Ubuntu/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2018/05/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1059

USN: 3642-2