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NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit / Graphics Drivers for Linux Memory Disclosure

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Release Date:  2011-01-14    Last Update:  2011-02-04    Views:  2,449

Secunia Advisory SA42859

Where:

Local system

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two vulnerabilities have been reported in the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit / Graphics Drivers for Linux, which can be exploited by malicious, local users to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerabilities are caused due to the "cudaHostAlloc()" and "cuMemHostAlloc()" API calls returning uncleared pinned memory, which can be exploited to disclose potentially sensitive memory contents.

The vulnerabilities are reported in NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 3.2 Developer Drivers for Linux version 260.19.26 (64Bit) and the NVIDIA Graphics Drivers for Linux prior to version 260.19.36. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to NVIDIA Graphics Drivers for Linux version 260.19.36 or apply the patch.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Alex Granovsky

Original Advisory:
Alex Granovsky:
http://classic.chem.msu.su/cgi-bin/ceilidh.exe/gran/gamess/forum/?C35e9ea936bHW-7675-1380-00.htm
http://classic.chem.msu.su/cgi-bin/ceilidh.exe/gran/gamess/forum/?C35e9ea936bHW-7676-1022+00.htm

NVIDIA:
http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-display-ia32-260.19.36-driver.html
http://www.nvidia.com/object/linux-display-amd64-260.19.36-driver.html

Deep Links:
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