Debian Security Advisory

DSA-4852-1 openvswitch -- security update

Date Reported:
15 Feb 2021
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 982493.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2020-35498.
More information:

Joakim Hindersson discovered that Open vSwitch, a software-based Ethernet virtual switch, allowed a malicious user to cause a denial-of-service by sending a specially crafted packet.

For the stable distribution (buster), this problem has been fixed in version 2.10.7+ds1-0+deb10u1.

We recommend that you upgrade your openvswitch packages.

For the detailed security status of openvswitch please refer to its security tracker page at: