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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4225: NVIDIA Drivers: Privilege escalation

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Gentoo Linux: CVE-2012-4225: NVIDIA Drivers: Privilege escalation

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
11/19/2012
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/30/2017
Modified
10/30/2017

Description

NVIDIA UNIX graphics driver before 295.71 and before 304.32 allows local users to write to arbitrary physical memory locations and gain privileges by modifying the VGA window using /dev/nvidia0.

Solution(s)

  • gentoo-linux-upgrade-x11-drivers-nvidia-drivers

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