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    Mageia 2021-0029: nvidia-current 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-2021-0029 - Updated nvidia-current packages fix security vulnerabilities
    
    Publication date: 14 Jan 2021
    URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0029.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=28063
    - 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/core/ldetect-lst-0.6.9.1-1.mga7
    - 7/nonfree/nvidia-current-460.32.03-1.mga7.nonfree
    

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