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NVidia Linux/Unix driver exploit

Postby sig11 » Mon Oct 16, 2006 11:31 pm

I'm not sure how many Linux/Nvidia combos are in our community, but there are at least Linux or NVidia users.

Here is an advisory:
http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0025.jsp

For those interested: this is both rather rare and rather special. An interesting take is e.g. there:
http://kerneltrap.org/node/7228
or there:
http://undeadly.org/cgi?action=article& ... e=expanded
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Postby hika » Tue Oct 17, 2006 1:10 pm

I will check it out, since the FreeBSD nvidia binary is likely vulnerable by the exploit.
First I will have to reinstall my desktop system since it crashed last Sunday :( ...
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