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Secunia Security Advisory 50185

Secunia Security Advisory 50185
Posted Aug 7, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Ubuntu has issued an update for nvidia-graphics-drivers. This fixes a vulnerability which can be exploited by malicious, local users to potentially gain escalated privileges.

tags | advisory, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
MD5 | eb89fb757978f6c9b541b261e522e27b

Secunia Security Advisory 50185

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TITLE:
Ubuntu update for nvidia-graphics-drivers

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50185

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50185/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50185

RELEASE DATE:
2012-08-07

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50185/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50185/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50185

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
Ubuntu has issued an update for nvidia-graphics-drivers. This fixes a
vulnerability which can be exploited by malicious, local users to
potentially gain escalated privileges.

For more information:
SA50085

SOLUTION:
Apply updated packages.

Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
USN-1523-1:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1523-1/

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
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private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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