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Mageia 2021-0202: nvidia390 security update

Date 02 May 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated nvidia390 packages fix security vulnerabilities: NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvidia.ko) where improper access control may lead to denial of service, information disclosure, or data corruption (CVE-2021-1076).
MGASA-2021-0202 - Updated nvidia390 packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 02 May 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0202.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-1076

Updated nvidia390 packages fix security vulnerabilities:

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel
mode layer (nvidia.ko) where improper access control may lead to denial of
service, information disclosure, or data corruption (CVE-2021-1076).

It also fixes a bug where vkCreateSwapchain could cause the X Server to
crash when an invalid imageFormat was provided and adds support for newer
kernels.

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28853
- https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5172
- https://www.nvidia.com/Download/driverResults.aspx/173111/en-us
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-1076

SRPMS:
- 7/nonfree/nvidia390-390.143-1.mga7.nonfree
- 8/nonfree/nvidia390-390.143-1.mga8.nonfree

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