Debian Security Advisory

DSA-5387-1 openvswitch -- security update

Date Reported:
13 Apr 2023
Affected Packages:
Security database references:
In the Debian bugtracking system: Bug 1034042.
In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2023-1668.
More information:

David Marchard discovered that Open vSwitch, a software-based Ethernet virtual switch, is suspectible to denial of service via malformed IP packets.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 2.15.0+ds1-2+deb11u4.

We recommend that you upgrade your openvswitch packages.

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