Announcing Istio 1.5.5

Istio 1.5.5 security release.

Jun 11, 2020

This release fixes the security vulnerability described in our June 11th, 2020 news post.

This release note describes what’s different between Istio 1.5.5 and Istio 1.5.4.

Security update

CVE-2020-11080: By sending a specially crafted packet, an attacker could cause the CPU to spike at 100%. This could be sent to the ingress gateway or a sidecar.