Advisories ยป MGASA-2021-0203

Updated nvidia-current packages fix security vulnerabilities

Publication date: 02 May 2021
Modification date: 02 May 2021
Type: security
Affected Mageia releases : 7 , 8
CVE: CVE-2021-1076 , CVE-2021-1077

Description

Updated nvidia-current packages fix security vulnerabilities:

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel
mode layer (nvidia.ko) where improper access control may lead to denial of
service, information disclosure, or data corruption (CVE-2021-1076).

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability where the
software uses a reference count to manage a resource that is incorrectly
updated, which may lead to denial of service (CVE-2021-1077).

This also adds support for the following GPUs: RTX A5000, RTX A4000, T400,
T600, T1000 and support for newer kernels.
                

References

SRPMS

8/core

8/nonfree

7/nonfree

7/core