FreeBSD : NVIDIA UNIX driver -- multiple vulnerabilities in the kernel mode layer handler (f52e3a8d-3f7e-11e7-97a9-a0d3c19bfa21)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

NVIDIA Unix security team reports :

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains vulnerabilities in the kernel mode
layer handler where not correctly validated user input, NULL pointer
dereference, and incorrect access control may lead to denial of
service or potential escalation of privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100365 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-0350

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