[USN-3642-1] DPDK vulnerability

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[USN-3642-1] DPDK vulnerability

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

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

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

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

Details:

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

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.

References:
  https://usn.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3642-1
  CVE-2018-1059

Package Information:
  https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/dpdk/17.11.2-1ubuntu0.1


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