DescriptionNVIDIA drivers (nvidia-drivers) before 1.0.7185, 1.0.9639, and 100.14.11, as used in Gentoo Linux and possibly other distributions, creates /dev/nvidia* device files with insecure permissions, which allows local users to modify video card settings, cause a denial of service (crash or physical video card damage), and obtain sensitive information.
Overall state of this security issue: Resolved
This issue is currently rated as having important severity.
|National Vulnerability Database|
List of released packages
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|SUSE LINUX 10.0|| |