Debian DSA-4836-1 : openvswitch - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 145309
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VPR Score: 5.9

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

Two vulnerabilities were discovered in the LLPD implementation of Open vSwitch, a software-based Ethernet virtual switch, which could result in denial of service.

Solution

Upgrade the openvswitch packages.

For the stable distribution (buster), these problems have been fixed in version 2.10.6+ds1-0+deb10u1.

See Also

https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=980132

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/openvswitch

https://packages.debian.org/source/buster/openvswitch

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4836

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 145309

File Name: debian_DSA-4836.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/25/2021

Updated: 1/27/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:openvswitch, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/22/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-8011, CVE-2020-27827

DSA: 4836