CVE-2020-10725

NameCVE-2020-10725
DescriptionA flaw was found in DPDK version 19.11 and above that allows a malicious guest to cause a segmentation fault of the vhost-user backend application running on the host, which could result in a loss of connectivity for the other guests running on that host. This is caused by a missing validity check of the descriptor address in the function `virtio_dev_rx_batch_packed()`.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs960936

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpdk (PTS)stretch (security), stretch16.11.11-1+deb9u2fixed
buster18.11.8-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)18.11.6-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye, sid19.11.5-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpdksourcestretch(not affected)
dpdksourcebuster(not affected)
dpdksource(unstable)19.11.2-1960936

Notes

[buster] - dpdk <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)
[stretch] - dpdk <not-affected> (Vulnerable code not present)

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