RHEL 7 : dpdk (RHSA-2018:2038)
Low Nessus Plugin ID 110716
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn 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).
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.