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Mageia 2021-0203: nvidia-current security update

Date 02 May 2021
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
Updated nvidia-current 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-2021-0203 - Updated nvidia-current packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 02 May 2021
URL: https://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2021-0203.html
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases: 7, 8
CVE: CVE-2021-1076,
     CVE-2021-1077

Updated nvidia-current 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).

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability where the
software uses a reference count to manage a resource that is incorrectly
updated, which may lead to denial of service (CVE-2021-1077).

This also adds support for the following GPUs: RTX A5000, RTX A4000, T400,
T600, T1000 and support for newer kernels.

References:
- https://bugs.mageia.org/show_bug.cgi?id=28854
- https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5172
- https://www.nvidia.com/Download/driverResults.aspx/172376/en-us
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-1076
- https://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2021-1077

SRPMS:
- 8/nonfree/nvidia-current-460.73.01-1.mga8.nonfree
- 8/core/ldetect-lst-0.6.26.3-1.mga8
- 7/nonfree/nvidia-current-460.73.01-1.mga7.nonfree
- 7/core/ldetect-lst-0.6.9.4-1.mga7

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