Public Date:
1457335: CVE-2017-9265 openvswitch: Buffer over-read while parsing the group mod OpenFlow message
A buffer over-read issue was found in Open vSwitch (OvS) which emerged while parsing the GroupMod OpenFlow messages sent from the controller. The issue could enable an attacker to cause a denial of service type of attack.

Find out more about CVE-2017-9265 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.


Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 5.0 (Icehouse):
This vulnerability has been rated as having a security impact of Moderate. After evaluation and in accordance with the criteria noted in the product support life cycle, there are no plans to address this issue in an upcoming release. Please contact Red Hat Support for further information.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 5.6
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Low
Integrity Impact Low
Availability Impact Low

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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