Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4550-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-4550-1
September 28, 2020

dpdk vulnerabilities
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A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

– Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Summary:

Several security issues were fixed in DPDK.

Software Description:
– dpdk: set of libraries for fast packet processing

Details:

Ryan Hall discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled vhost crypto. An
attacker inside a guest could use these issues to perform multiple attacks,
including denial of service attacks, obtaining sensitive information from
the host, and possibly executing arbitrary code on the host.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
dpdk 19.11.3-0ubuntu0.2

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References:
https://usn.ubuntu.com/4550-1
CVE-2020-14374, CVE-2020-14375, CVE-2020-14376, CVE-2020-14377,
CVE-2020-14378

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpdk/19.11.3-0ubuntu0.2