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

Janne Snabb snabb at epipe.com
Fri Aug 10 16:04:39 UTC 2012

On 08/10/2012 09:35 PM, Simon L. B. Nielsen wrote:
>>>>> On 08/01/2012 05:09, Oliver Pinter wrote:
>>>>>> I found this today on FD:
>>>>>> http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Aug/4
> Eh, why wouldn't a CVE name not be assigned? If none is we should ask
> MITRE to assign one, but it would surprise me if NVIDIA or a Linux
> vendor hasn't done this already.

This is from oss-security:

-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Re: [oss-security] CVE Request: NVidia Linux driver
Date: Wed, 8 Aug 2012 18:46:34 -0400 (EDT)
From: cve-assign at mitre.org
Reply-To: oss-security at lists.openwall.com
To: marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
CC: cve-assign at mitre.org, oss-security at lists.openwall.com,
security at ubuntu.com

> http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Aug/4
> http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3140

Use CVE-2012-4225.

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