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Bug 633420 (CVE-2017-14970) - <net-misc/openvswitch-2.8.1: multiple memory leaks while parsing malformed OpenFlow group mod messages (CVE-2017-14970)
Summary: <net-misc/openvswitch-2.8.1: multiple memory leaks while parsing malformed Op...
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: CVE-2017-14970
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Low minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug....
Whiteboard: B4 [noglsa cve]
Keywords:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2017-10-04 00:28 UTC by Aleksandr Wagner (Kivak)
Modified: 2018-12-02 16:54 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
=net-misc/openvswitch-2.8.1 =dev-python/ovs-2.7.2
Runtime testing required: No
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description Aleksandr Wagner (Kivak) 2017-10-04 00:28:01 UTC
CVE-2017-14970 (https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-14970):

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.

References:

https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-September/339085.html
https://mail.openvswitch.org/pipermail/ovs-dev/2017-September/339086.html

@ Maintainer(s): Please confirm that this package is vulnerable. Bug 632656 for the package dev-python/ovs might also be vulnerable.
Comment 1 Matthew Thode ( prometheanfire ) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2017-10-04 00:36:36 UTC
Do we need a separate one for ovs, both openvswitch and ovs are actually in the same repo.

Also yes, it's vulnerable.
Comment 2 Matthew Thode ( prometheanfire ) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2017-10-04 02:35:37 UTC
I've added 2.8.1 to the tree btw, it's fine to fast stable
Comment 3 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-10-04 03:38:28 UTC
(In reply to Matthew Thode ( prometheanfire ) from comment #2)
> I've added 2.8.1 to the tree btw, it's fine to fast stable

Awesome, thanks for your work.

@Arches, please proceed, thank you!

Gentoo Security Padawan
Daj Uan (jmbailey/mbailey_j)
Comment 4 Stabilization helper bot gentoo-dev 2017-10-04 04:01:17 UTC
An automated check of this bug failed - repoman reported dependency errors (41 lines truncated): 

> dependency.bad net-misc/openvswitch/openvswitch-2.8.1.ebuild: DEPEND: amd64(default/linux/amd64/13.0) ['~dev-python/ovs-2.7.2[python_targets_python2_7(-)?,python_targets_python3_4(-)?,python_targets_python3_5(-)?,-python_single_target_python2_7(-),-python_single_target_python3_4(-),-python_single_target_python3_5(-)]']
> dependency.bad net-misc/openvswitch/openvswitch-2.8.1.ebuild: RDEPEND: amd64(default/linux/amd64/13.0) ['~dev-python/ovs-2.7.2[python_targets_python2_7(-)?,python_targets_python3_4(-)?,python_targets_python3_5(-)?,-python_single_target_python2_7(-),-python_single_target_python3_4(-),-python_single_target_python3_5(-)]']
> dependency.bad net-misc/openvswitch/openvswitch-2.8.1.ebuild: DEPEND: amd64(default/linux/amd64/13.0/desktop) ['~dev-python/ovs-2.7.2[python_targets_python2_7(-)?,python_targets_python3_4(-)?,python_targets_python3_5(-)?,-python_single_target_python2_7(-),-python_single_target_python3_4(-),-python_single_target_python3_5(-)]']
Comment 5 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2018-04-07 03:05:47 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=fc5efc6dea906b88030f2615c75b2a8314ced3cc

commit fc5efc6dea906b88030f2615c75b2a8314ced3cc
Author:     Aaron Bauman <bman@gentoo.org>
AuthorDate: 2018-04-07 03:02:06 +0000
Commit:     Aaron Bauman <bman@gentoo.org>
CommitDate: 2018-04-07 03:02:06 +0000

    net-misc/openvswitch: amd64 stable
    
    Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/633420
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.28, Repoman-2.3.9

 net-misc/openvswitch/openvswitch-2.8.1.ebuild | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

https://gitweb.gentoo.org/repo/gentoo.git/commit/?id=65e0a4984d74651fa75bf1ad7f8db98a6c3aed69

commit 65e0a4984d74651fa75bf1ad7f8db98a6c3aed69
Author:     Aaron Bauman <bman@gentoo.org>
AuthorDate: 2018-04-07 03:01:36 +0000
Commit:     Aaron Bauman <bman@gentoo.org>
CommitDate: 2018-04-07 03:01:36 +0000

    dev-python/ovs: amd64 stable
    
    Bug: https://bugs.gentoo.org/633420
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.28, Repoman-2.3.9

 dev-python/ovs/ovs-2.7.2.ebuild | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)}
Comment 6 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-11-25 00:37:24 UTC
x86 has a newer version (2.10.0-r1) stable.

@maintainers, please clean vulnerable.
Comment 7 Matthew Thode ( prometheanfire ) archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-11-26 03:01:21 UTC
cleaned up, 2.8.1 and 2.10.0-r1 remain (both stable amd64 and x86)
Comment 8 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2018-12-02 16:54:20 UTC
(In reply to Matthew Thode ( prometheanfire ) from comment #7)
> cleaned up, 2.8.1 and 2.10.0-r1 remain (both stable amd64 and x86)

thanks, Matthew!