Advisories ยป MGASA-2018-0080

Updated nvidia-current packages mitigates security issues

Publication date: 13 Jan 2018
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 5 , 6
CVE: CVE-2017-5715 , CVE-2017-5753 , CVE-2017-5754

Description

This update provides version 384.111 from the R384 branch, in order to
help mitigate Spectre and Meltdown CPU security issues and keeps the
driver working with security hardened kernels.

Note that so far, nVidia does believe that their GPUs are immune
to the referenced security issues.

It also adds support for newer GPUs and fixes some bugs.
                

References

SRPMS

5/core

5/nonfree

6/nonfree

6/core