RHEL 7 : dpdk (RHSA-2018:2038)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 110716


The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.


An update for DPDK is now available for Extras for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The dpdk packages provide the Data Plane Development Kit, which is a set of libraries and drivers for fast packet processing in the user space.

Security Fix(es) :

* dpdk: Information exposure in unchecked guest physical to host virtual address translations (CVE-2018-1059)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

This issue was discovered by Maxime Coquelin (Red Hat).


Update the affected packages.

See Also



Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 110716

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-2038.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/06/27

Updated: 2018/11/10

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:redhat:enterprise_linux:dpdk, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dpdk-debuginfo, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dpdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dpdk-doc, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:dpdk-tools, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7

Patch Publication Date: 2018/06/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1059

RHSA: 2018:2038