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Ubuntu: USN-4691-1 (CVE-2020-27827): Open vSwitch vulnerabilities

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Ubuntu: USN-4691-1 (CVE-2020-27827): Open vSwitch vulnerabilities

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
01/13/2021
Created
01/15/2021
Added
01/14/2021
Modified
03/31/2021

Description

Details for this vulnerability have not been published by NIST at this point. Descriptions from software vendor advisories for this issue are provided below.

From USN-4691-1:

Jonas Rudloff discovered that Open vSwitch incorrectly handled certain malformed LLDP packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause Open vSwitch to crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-openvswitch-common

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