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Mageia 2021-0026: nvidia390 security update

Date 14 Jan 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
NVIDIA GPU Display Driver Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvidia.ko) IOCTL in which user-mode clients can access legacy privileged APIs, which may lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure (CVE‑2021‑1052).
MGASA-2021-0026 - Updated nvidia390 packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 14 Jan 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0026.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7
CVE: CVE‑2021‑1052,
     CVE‑2021‑1053,
     CVE‑2021‑1056

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode
layer (nvidia.ko) IOCTL in which user-mode clients can access legacy
privileged APIs, which may lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges,
and information disclosure (CVE‑2021‑1052).

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel
mode layer (nvidia.ko) IOCTL in which improper validation of a user pointer
may lead to denial of service (CVE‑2021‑1053).

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel
mode layer (nvidia.ko) in which it does not completely honor operating system
file system permissions to provide GPU device-level isolation, which may
lead to denial of service or information disclosure (CVE‑2021‑1056).

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28050
- https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5142/~/security-bulletin%3A-nvidia-gpu-display-driver---january-2021
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE‑2021‑1052
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE‑2021‑1053
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE‑2021‑1056

SRPMS:
- 7/nonfree/nvidia390-390.141-1.mga7.nonfree

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