ESB-2018.1324 - [RedHat] openvswitch: Access privileged data - Remote/unauthenticated 2018-05-01

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                               ESB-2018.1324
             Moderate: openvswitch security and bug fix update
                                1 May 2018

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           openvswitch
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 7
Impact/Access:     Access Privileged Data -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1059  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1267

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Moderate: openvswitch security and bug fix update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2018:1267-01
Product:           Fast Datapath
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1267
Issue date:        2018-04-30
CVE Names:         CVE-2018-1059 
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1. Summary:

An update for openvswitch is now available for Fast Datapath for Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact
of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which
gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from
the CVE link(s) in the References section.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Channel to provide early releases to layered products - noarch, x86_64

3. Description:

Open vSwitch provides standard network bridging functions and support for
the OpenFlow protocol for remote per-flow control of traffic.

Security Fix(es):

* dpdk: Information exposure in unchecked guest physical to host virtual
address translations (CVE-2018-1059)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

This issue was discovered by Maxime Coquelin (Red Hat).

Bug Fix(es):

* The openvswitch packages have been upgraded to upstream version 2.9.0,
which provides a number of bug fixes and enhancements over the previous
version. (BZ#1560628)

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1544298 - CVE-2018-1059 dpdk: Information exposure in unchecked guest 
          physical to host virtual address translations
1560628 - [fdProd] Align to fdNext 2.9.0-19

6. Package List:

Channel to provide early releases to layered products:

Source:
openvswitch-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.src.rpm

noarch:
openvswitch-test-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.noarch.rpm
python-openvswitch-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.noarch.rpm

x86_64:
openvswitch-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.x86_64.rpm
openvswitch-debuginfo-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.x86_64.rpm
openvswitch-devel-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.x86_64.rpm
openvswitch-ovn-central-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.x86_64.rpm
openvswitch-ovn-common-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.x86_64.rpm
openvswitch-ovn-host-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.x86_64.rpm
openvswitch-ovn-vtep-2.9.0-19.el7fdp.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1059
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#moderate

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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