CVE-2017-9265

NameCVE-2017-9265
DescriptionIn Open vSwitch (OvS) v2.7.0, there is a buffer over-read while parsing the group mod OpenFlow message sent from the controller in `lib/ofp-util.c` in the function `ofputil_pull_ofp15_group_mod`.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs863662

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
openvswitch (PTS)jessie (security), jessie2.3.0+git20140819-3+deb8u1fixed
stretch2.6.2~pre+git20161223-3vulnerable
buster, sid2.8.1+dfsg1-7fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
openvswitchsource(unstable)2.8.1+dfsg1-2unimportant863662
openvswitchsourceexperimental2.8.1+dfsg1-1high
openvswitchsourcejessie(not affected)
openvswitchsourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - openvswitch <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[wheezy] - openvswitch <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-May/332965.html
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