[USN-3642-2] DPDK vulnerability
marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed May 16 15:31:16 UTC 2018
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-2
May 16, 2018
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 17.10
DPDK could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.
- dpdk: set of libraries for fast packet processing
USN-3642-1 fixed a vulnerability in DPDK. This update provides the
corresponding update for Ubuntu 17.10.
Original advisory details:
Maxime Coquelin discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled guest physical
ranges. A malicious guest could use this issue to possibly access sensitive
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
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