NVIDIA Graphics Driver Pointer Dereference Privilege Escalation (Unix / Linux)
High Nessus Plugin ID 84621
SynopsisThe remote host has a driver installed that is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.
DescriptionThe NVIDIA graphics driver installed on the remote host is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability, due to a pointer dereferencing flaw in the kernel module, which allows a local attacker to gain complete control of the system.
SolutionUpgrade to the appropriate video driver according to the vendor's advisory.