[USN-3642-1] DPDK vulnerability

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[USN-3642-1] DPDK vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers-3
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3642-1
May 09, 2018

dpdk vulnerability

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


DPDK could be made to expose sensitive information over the network.

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


Maxime Coquelin discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled guest physical
ranges. A malicious guest could use this issue to possibly access sensitive

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  dpdk                            17.11.2-1ubuntu0.1

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


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