nvidia-340xx: arbitrary code execution

ID ASA-201412-11
Type archlinux
Reporter Arch Linux
Modified 2014-12-12T00:00:00


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.