Oracle Linux 9 : dpdk (ELSA-2022-8263)

high Nessus Plugin ID 168082


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


The remote Oracle Linux 9 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ELSA-2022-8263 advisory.

- NVIDIA's distribution of the Data Plane Development Kit (MLNX_DPDK) contains a vulnerability in the network stack, where error recovery is not handled properly, which can allow a remote attacker to cause denial of service and some impact to data integrity and confidentiality. (CVE-2022-28199)

- A permissive list of allowed inputs flaw was found in DPDK. This issue allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service triggered by sending a crafted Vhost header to DPDK. (CVE-2022-2132)

- A flaw was found in the vhost library in DPDK. Function vhost_user_set_inflight_fd() does not validate `msg->payload.inflight.num_queues`, possibly causing out-of-bounds memory read/write. Any software using DPDK vhost library may crash as a result of this vulnerability. (CVE-2021-3839)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168082

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2022-8263.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/22/2022

Updated: 10/2/2023

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.1

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2132


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:oracle:linux:9, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dpdk, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dpdk-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dpdk-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:dpdk-tools

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/OracleLinux

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/22/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/27/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-3839, CVE-2022-2132, CVE-2022-28199