Nvidia squashes display driver code execution, information leak bugs

    Date 26 Jun 2020
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    Nvidia has released a set of security updates to remove six vulnerabilities in the Nvidia GPU Display Driver impacting both Linux and Windows machines.

    This week, the tech giant published a security advisory for a total of six bugs in the driver, varying in severity with CVSS scores of between 5.5 and 7.8 and impacting both Windows and Linux machines. 

    The first vulnerability, CVE‑2020‑5962, is found in the Nvidia Control Panel component of the driver, in which a local attacker can corrupt system files, leading to denial of service or privilege escalation.

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