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

High Nessus Plugin ID 100365


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 100365

File Name: freebsd_pkg_f52e3a8d3f7e11e797a9a0d3c19bfa21.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/05/24

Modified: 2018/01/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C


Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nvidia-driver, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/05/23

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/05/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0350, CVE-2017-0351, CVE-2017-0352