NVIDIA Graphics Driver Unspecified Privilege Escalation (Unix / Linux)

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Synopsis :

The remote host has a driver installed that is affected by a local
privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host has a driver installed that is affected by an
unspecified, local privilege escalation vulnerability. Using the
vulnerability, it may be possible for a local attacker to gain complete
control of the system.

See also :

http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3377

Solution :

Upgrade to the appropriate video driver per the vendor's advisory.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Misc.

Nessus Plugin ID: 72484 ()

Bugtraq ID: 64525

CVE ID: CVE-2013-5987