Amazon Linux AMI : nvidia (ALAS-2012-67)

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Synopsis :

The remote Amazon Linux AMI host is missing a security update.

Description :

The NVIDIA UNIX driver before 295.40 allows local users to access
arbitrary memory locations by leveraging GPU device-node read/write
privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?38d645af

Solution :

Run 'yum update nvidia' to update your system.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Amazon Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 69674 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0946