[Full-disclosure] nvidia linux binary driver priv escalation exploit

Alexey Dokuchaev danfe at FreeBSD.org
Wed Aug 8 10:34:06 UTC 2012

On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 01:49:50PM +0200, Rainer Hurling wrote:
> Am 06.08.2012 10:03 (UTC+1) schrieb Doug Barton:
> >On 08/01/2012 05:09, Oliver Pinter wrote:
> >>I found this today on FD:
> >>
> >>http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Aug/4
> >
> >Apparently this affects us as well. Any news?
> Thanks for the info. I had been not aware of it before.
> NVidia has released a driver version 304.32 for FreeBSD i386 and amd64, 
> which should remedy these security issues.

Luckily, they've released version 295.71 which is on Long Lived Branch.  I
will update the port shortly.

VuXML entry will have to follow separately, as it is unclear whether new CVE
number will be assigned or not.


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