Public Date:
1457327: CVE-2017-9263 openvswitch: Invalid processing of a malicious OpenFlow role status message
While parsing an OpenFlow role status message Open vSwitch (OvS), a call to the abort() function for undefined role status reasons in the function 'ofp_print_role_status_message' in 'lib/ofp-print.c' could be misused for a remote denial of service attack by a malicious switch.

Find out more about CVE-2017-9263 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.9
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Virtualization 4 Management Agent for RHEL 7 Hosts RHSA-2017:2418 2017-08-03
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 (openvswitch) RHSA-2017:2553 2017-08-30
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 11.0 (Ocata) (openvswitch) RHSA-2017:2727 2017-09-13
Channel to provide early releases to layered products (openvswitch) RHSA-2017:2418 2017-08-03
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7 (openvswitch) RHSA-2017:2665 2017-09-06
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 10 (openvswitch) RHSA-2017:2648 2017-09-06
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) (openvswitch) RHSA-2017:2692 2017-09-12
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 (openvswitch) RHSA-2017:2698 2017-09-12

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 12.0 openvswitch Not affected
Red Hat OpenShift Enterprise 3 openvswitch Not affected
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse) openvswitch Will not fix
Unless explicitly stated as not affected, all previous versions of packages in any minor update stream of a product listed here should be assumed vulnerable, although may not have been subject to full analysis.
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