Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : nvidia-graphics-drivers-375 vulnerabilities (USN-3305-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2017 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related
patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers contained flaws in
the kernel mode layer. A local attacker could use these issues to
cause a denial of service or potentially escalate their privileges on
the system.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected nvidia-367 and / or nvidia-375 packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 100570 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-0350
CVE-2017-0351
CVE-2017-0352

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