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The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200708-14
(NVIDIA drivers: Denial of Service)
Gregory Shikhman discovered that the default Gentoo setup of NVIDIA
drivers creates the /dev/nvidia* with insecure file permissions.
A local attacker could send arbitrary values into the devices, possibly
resulting in hardware damage on the graphic board or a Denial of
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All NVIDIA drivers users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose 'x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers'
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 25920 (gentoo_GLSA-200708-14.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2007-3532
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