DescriptionA flaw was found in the vhost library in DPDK. Function vhost_user_set_inflight_fd() does not validate `msg->payload.inflight.num_queues`, possibly causing out-of-bounds memory read/write. Any software using DPDK vhost library may crash as a result of this vulnerability.
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Debian Bugs1010641

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
dpdk (PTS)buster18.11.11-1~deb10u1fixed
buster (security)18.11.11-1~deb10u2fixed
bullseye (security), bullseye20.11.6-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid22.11.1-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
dpdksourcestretch(not affected)
dpdksourcebuster(not affected)


[buster] - dpdk <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
[stretch] - dpdk <not-affected> (Vulnerable code introduced later)
Introduced by: (v19.11-rc1)
Fixed by: (v22.03-rc4)

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