Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2017-9263

Assigned:2017-05-28
Published:2017-05-26
Updated:2018-01-04
Summary: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.
CVSS v3 Severity:6.5 Medium (CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
5.7 Medium (Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
6.5 Medium (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)
5.7 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Adjacent
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:3.3 Low (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Adjacent_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Partial
6.1 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Adjacent_Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-20
References:Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2418

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2553

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2648

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2665

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2692

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2698

Source: REDHAT
Type: UNKNOWN
RHSA-2017:2727

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
openvswitch-cve20179263-dos(127187)

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-May/332966.html

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:openvswitch:openvswitch:2.7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Denotes that component is vulnerable
    Oval Definitions
    Definition IDClassTitleLast Modified
    oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20179263
    V
    CVE-2017-9263
    2018-01-23
    oval:com.ubuntu.xenial:def:20179263000
    V
    CVE-2017-9263 on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (xenial) - medium.
    2017-05-29
    oval:com.ubuntu.trusty:def:20179263000
    V
    CVE-2017-9263 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (trusty) - medium.
    2017-05-29
    BACK
    openvswitch openvswitch 2.7.0