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CVE-2017-9263 Detail

Current 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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: (AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 6.5


Access Vector (AV): Local_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2418
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2553
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2648
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2665
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2692
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2698
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2727
https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-May/332966.html Mailing List Patch Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:openvswitch:openvswitch:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-9263
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018