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The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related
NVIDIA Unix security team reports :
When the NVIDIA driver for the X Window System is operated in
'NoScanout' mode, and an X client installs an ARGB cursor that is
larger than the expected size (64x64 or 256x256, depending on the
driver version), the driver will overflow a buffer. This can cause a
denial of service (e.g., an X server segmentation fault), or could be
exploited to achieve arbitrary code execution. Because the X server
runs as setuid root in many configurations, an attacker could
potentially use this vulnerability in those configurations to gain
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.1