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Re: CVE Request: NVidia Linux driver
From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers () canonical com>
Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2012 09:25:11 -0400

On Wed, 2012-08-01 at 15:13 +0200, Petr Matousek wrote:
Hi Marc,

On Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 08:58:16AM -0400, Marc Deslauriers wrote:

Could a CVE please be assigned to the following issue:

The binary NVidia Linux driver allows local users to access arbitrary
memory locations by leveraging GPU device-node read/write privileges,
and escalate privileges to root. Possibly an incomplete fix for



did you test that the exploit works on NVIDIA driver that should contain
the CVE-2012-0946 fix?

Yes, I have successfully tested it on 295.40.


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