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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-14378: dpdk security update

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Huawei EulerOS: CVE-2020-14378: dpdk security update

Severity
2
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Published
09/30/2020
Created
11/04/2020
Added
11/03/2020
Modified
01/07/2021

Description

An integer underflow in dpdk versions before 18.11.10 and before 19.11.5 in the `move_desc` function can lead to large amounts of CPU cycles being eaten up in a long running loop. An attacker could cause `move_desc` to get stuck in a 4,294,967,295-count iteration loop. Depending on how `vhost_crypto` is being used this could prevent other VMs or network tasks from being serviced by the busy DPDK lcore for an extended period.

Solution(s)

  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp9-upgrade-dpdk
  • huawei-euleros-2_0_sp9-upgrade-dpdk-tools

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