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Alpine Linux: CVE-2020-27827: openvswitch denial of service

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Alpine Linux: CVE-2020-27827: openvswitch denial of service

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/25/2021
Created
01/29/2021
Added
01/29/2021
Modified
03/31/2021

Description

A flaw was found in multiple versions of OpenvSwitch. Specially crafted LLDP packets can cause memory to be lost when allocating data to handle specific optional TLVs, potentially causing a denial of service. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to system availability.

Solution(s)

  • alpine-linux-upgrade-openvswitch

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