Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5401-1
May 04, 2022

dpdk vulnerabilities

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

- Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 21.10
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in DPDK.

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


Wenxiang Qian discovered that DPDK incorrectly checked certain payloads. An
attacker could use this issue to cause DPDK to crash, resulting in a denial
of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2021-3839)

It was discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled inflight type messages. An
attacker could possibly use this issue to cause DPDK to consume resources,
leading to a denial of service. (CVE-2022-0669)

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 22.04 LTS:
  dpdk                            21.11.1-0ubuntu0.3

Ubuntu 21.10:
  dpdk                            20.11.5-0ubuntu1

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS:
  dpdk                            19.11.12-0ubuntu0.20.04.1

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

  CVE-2021-3839, CVE-2022-0669

Package Information: