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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6251: Security patch for nvidia (ALAS-2018-991)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6251: Security patch for nvidia (ALAS-2018-991)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
04/02/2018
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/06/2018
Modified
05/07/2019

Description

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the DirectX 10 Usermode driver, where a specially crafted pixel shader can cause writing to unallocated memory, leading to denial of service or potential code execution.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia

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