FreeBSD : NVIDIA UNIX driver -- multiple vulnerabilities in the kernel mode layer handler (057e6616-1885-11e7-bb4d-a0d3c19bfa21)

High Nessus Plugin ID 99178


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


NVIDIA Unix security team reports :

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains vulnerabilities in the kernel mode layer handler where multiple integer overflows, improper access control, and improper validation of a user input may cause a denial of service or potential escalation of privileges.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 99178

File Name: freebsd_pkg_057e6616188511e7bb4da0d3c19bfa21.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Published: 2017/04/04

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: 8.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nvidia-driver, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nvidia-driver-304, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:nvidia-driver-340, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

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

Patch Publication Date: 2017/04/04

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-0309, CVE-2017-0310, CVE-2017-0311, CVE-2017-0318, CVE-2017-0321