Announcing Istio 1.5.4

Patch Release

This release fixes the security vulnerability described in our May 12th, 2020 news post.

This release note describes what’s different between Istio 1.5.4 and Istio 1.5.3.

Security update

  • ISTIO-SECURITY-2020-005 Denial of Service with Telemetry V2 enabled.

CVE-2020-10739: By sending a specially crafted packet, an attacker could trigger a Null Pointer Exception resulting in a Denial of Service. This could be sent to the ingress gateway or a sidecar.

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