|Category:||Mageia Linux Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0407|
|Summary:||Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0407|
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0407
A vulnerability has been found in the nvidia proprietary driver that could be used to allow a local, non-privileged user to corrupt kernel memory. This could be used to gain local root privileges. A local user can issue a specially crafted IOCTL to write a 32-bit integer value stored in the kernel driver to a user-specified memory location, potentially in the kernel address space. The user has a limited ability to influence the value of the integer that is written. (CVE-2015-5950)
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-5950|
HPdes Security Advisory: HPSBHF03513
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen|
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