[ovs-dev] Bug#877543: CVE-2017-14970

Ben Pfaff blp at ovn.org
Mon Oct 2 17:33:06 UTC 2017

On Mon, Oct 02, 2017 at 07:17:59PM +0200, Moritz Muehlenhoff wrote:
> Source: openvswitch
> Severity: important
> Tags: security
> Please see http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2017-14970

We don't think that these memory leaks are important because they can
only come from the OpenFlow controller, which has more powerful ways to
force memory allocations; for example, by inserting large numbers of

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