USN-4362-1: DPDK vulnerabilities

18 May 2020

dpdk vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
  • Ubuntu 19.10
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


Several security issues were fixed in DPDK.

Software Description

  • dpdk - set of libraries for fast packet processing


It was discovered that DPDK incorrectly handled certain inputs. An attacker could possibly use this issue to cause a crash or execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2020-10722, CVE-2020-10723, CVE-2020-10724, CVE-2020-10725, CVE-2020-10726)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
dpdk - 19.11.1-0ubuntu1.1
Ubuntu 19.10
dpdk - 18.11.5-0ubuntu0.19.10.2
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
dpdk - 17.11.9-0ubuntu18.04.2

To update your system, please follow these instructions:

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.