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NVIDIA Linux drivers DoS
Published:21.08.2007
Source:
SecurityVulns ID:8076
Type:local
Threat Level:
6/10
Description:Invalid value sent to device may cause hardware damage.
Affected:NVIDIA : nvidia-drivers 1.0
 NVIDIA : nvidia-drivers 100.14
CVE:CVE-2007-3532 (NVIDIA 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.)
Original documentdocumentGENTOO, [ GLSA 200708-14 ] NVIDIA drivers: Denial of Service (21.08.2007)

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