Ubuntu 17.10 : dpdk vulnerability (USN-3642-2)
High Nessus Plugin ID 109892
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionUSN-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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected dpdk package.