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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2012-4225
Last Modified 21 Aug 2013 11:57:59
Published 19 Nov 2012 07:10:49
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2012-4225

Summary

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.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Nvidia Unix Graphic Driver 295.71

  • Nvidia Unix Graphic Driver 304.32


References

MLIST - [oss-security] 20120808 Re: CVE Request: NVidia Linux driver

MLIST - [oss-security] 20120801 CVE Request: NVidia Linux driver

FULLDISC - 20120804 nvidia linux binary driver priv escalation exploit

FULLDISC - 20120801 nvidia linux binary driver priv escalation exploit

CONFIRM - http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3140

GENTOO - GLSA-201304-01


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:56:42