Upstream information

CVE-2006-5379 at MITRE

Description

The accelerated rendering functionality of NVIDIA Binary Graphics Driver (binary blob driver) For Linux v8774 and v8762, and probably on other operating systems, allows local and remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large width value in a font glyph, which can be used to overwrite arbitrary memory locations.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 212767 [RESOLVED / INVALID], 212882 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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