Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 16.04 LTS / 16.10 / 17.04 : nvidia-graphics-drivers-375 vulnerabilities (USN-3305-1)
High Nessus Plugin ID 100570
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt 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.
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SolutionUpdate the affected nvidia-367 and / or nvidia-375 packages.