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Ubuntu: USN-4729-1 (CVE-2020-35498): Open vSwitch vulnerability

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Ubuntu: USN-4729-1 (CVE-2020-35498): Open vSwitch vulnerability

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
02/10/2021
Created
02/13/2021
Added
02/11/2021
Modified
03/08/2021

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-4729-1:

Joakim Hindersson discovered that Open vSwitch incorrectly parsed certain network packets. A remote attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service, or possibly alter packet classification.

Solution(s)

  • ubuntu-upgrade-openvswitch-common

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