This script is Copyright (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
A vulnerability in the NVIDIA Xorg driver was discovered by Derek
Abdine who found that it did not correctly verify the size of buffers
used to render text glyphs, resulting in a crash of the server when
displaying very long strings of text. If a user was tricked into
viewing a specially crafted series of glyphs, this flaw could be
exploited to run arbitrary code with root privileges.
This vulnerability exists in driver versions 1.0-8762 and 1.0-8774 and
is corrected in 1.0-8776 which is being provided with this update.
The packages can be found in the non-free/updates media.
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5