Home CVE Database CVE-2017-14970

CVE-2017-14970

Description

In lib/ofp-util.c in Open vSwitch (OvS) before 2.8.1, there are multiple memory leaks while parsing malformed OpenFlow group mod messages. NOTE: the vendor disputes the relevance of this report, stating it can only be triggered by an OpenFlow controller, but OpenFlow controllers have much more direct and powerful ways to force Open vSwitch to allocate memory, such as by inserting flows into the flow table.

Priority: Medium
CVSS v3: 7.5
Publish Date: Oct 1, 2017
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: High
Modified Date: Oct 9, 2017

Find out more about CVE-2017-14970 from the MITRE-CVE dictionary and NIST NVD


Products Affected

Login may be required to access defects or downloads.

Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

Comments

openvswitch

Live chat
Online