nvidia-304xx: arbitrary code execution

2014-12-12T00:00:00
ID ASA-201412-10
Type archlinux
Reporter Arch Linux
Modified 2014-12-12T00:00:00

Description

It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers incorrectly handled GLX indirect rendering support. An attacker able to connect to an X server, either locally or remotely, could use these issues to cause the X server to crash or execute arbitrary code resulting in possible privilege escalation.