DescriptionOpenFlow version 1.0 onwards contains a Denial of Service and Improper authorization vulnerability in OpenFlow handshake: The DPID (DataPath IDentifier) in the features_reply message are inherently trusted by the controller. that can result in Denial of Service, Unauthorized Access, Network Instability. This attack appear to be exploitable via Network connectivity: the attacker must first establish a transport connection with the OpenFlow controller and then initiate the OpenFlow handshake.
Overall state of this security issue: Pending
This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
|National Vulnerability Database||SUSE|
Status of this issue by product and package
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|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3||openvswitch||Affected|
|SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3||openvswitch||Affected|
|SUSE Openstack Cloud 6||openvswitch||Unsupported|