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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6252: Security patch for nvidia (ALAS-2018-991)

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Amazon Linux AMI: CVE-2018-6252: Security patch for nvidia (ALAS-2018-991)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/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 kernel mode layer handler for DxgkDdiEscape where the software allows an actor access to restricted functionality that is unnecessary to production usage, and which may result in denial of service.

Solution(s)

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia

References

  • amazon-linux-upgrade-nvidia

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