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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-27827: lldp/openvswitch: denial of service via externally triggered memory leak

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Red Hat OpenShift: CVE-2020-27827: lldp/openvswitch: denial of service via externally triggered memory leak

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/24/2021
Created
02/25/2021
Added
02/24/2021
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)

  • linuxrpm-upgrade-redhat-coreos

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