Upstream information

CVE-2017-9263 at MITRE

Description

In Open vSwitch (OvS) 2.7.0, while parsing an OpenFlow role status message, there is a call to the abort() function for undefined role status reasons in the function `ofp_print_role_status_message` in `lib/ofp-print.c` that may be leveraged toward a remote DoS attack by a malicious switch.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 3.29 4.30
Vector AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Adjacent Network Network
Access Complexity Low Medium
Authentication None None
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact Partial Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database SUSE
Base Score 6.5 5.3
Vector AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Access Vector Adjacent Network Network
Access Complexity Low Low
Privileges Required None None
User Interaction None None
Scope Unchanged Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact None None
Integrity Impact None None
Availability Impact High Low

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

SUSE Bugzilla entry: 1041470 [NEW]

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List of planned updates

The following information is the current evaluation information for this security issue. It might neither be accurate nor complete, Use at own risk.
Product(s) Source package
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 GA
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP1
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP 12 SP2
  • SUSE Openstack Cloud 6
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