Ubuntu 5698-1: Open vSwitch vulnerability | LinuxSecurity.com
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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5698-1
October 25, 2022

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

- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Summary:

Open vSwitch could be made to crash or run programs if it received
specially crafted network traffic.

Software Description:
- openvswitch: Ethernet virtual switch

Details:

It was discovered that Open vSwitch incorrectly handled comparison of
certain minimasks. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Open
vSwitch to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute
arbitrary code.

Update instructions:

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

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
   openvswitch-common              2.9.8-0ubuntu0.18.04.3

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

References:
   https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5698-1
   CVE-2022-32166

Package Information:
   https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openvswitch/2.9.8-0ubuntu0.18.04.3

Ubuntu 5698-1: Open vSwitch vulnerability

October 25, 2022

Summary

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives: - Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Summary: Open vSwitch could be made to crash or run programs if it received specially crafted network traffic. Software Description: - openvswitch: Ethernet virtual switch Details: It was discovered that Open vSwitch incorrectly handled comparison of certain minimasks. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Open vSwitch to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Update Instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS: openvswitch-common 2.9.8-0ubuntu0.18.04.3 In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References

https://ubuntu.com/security/notices/USN-5698-1

CVE-2022-32166

Severity
Ubuntu Security Notice USN-5698-1

Package Information

https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/openvswitch/2.9.8-0ubuntu0.18.04.3

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