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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-2074: Open vSwitch: Remote execution of arbitrary code

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2016-2074: Open vSwitch: Remote execution of arbitrary code

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/03/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
01/08/2018

Description

Buffer overflow in lib/flow.c in ovs-vswitchd in Open vSwitch 2.2.x and 2.3.x before 2.3.3 and 2.4.x before 2.4.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted MPLS packets, as demonstrated by a long string in an ovs-appctl command.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-net-misc-openvswitch

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