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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3240-1

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3240-1
Posted Mar 21, 2017
Authored by Ubuntu | Site security.ubuntu.com

Ubuntu Security Notice 3240-1 - It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers contained a flaw in the kernel mode layer. A local attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of service.

tags | advisory, denial of service, kernel, local
systems | linux, ubuntu
advisories | CVE-2017-0318
MD5 | 21176dfdfba86f14b435d454b8bda853

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3240-1

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Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3240-1
March 21, 2017

nvidia-graphics-drivers-304, nvidia-graphics-drivers-340, nvidia-graphics-drivers-375 vulnerability
==========================================================================

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 16.10
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Summary:

NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to crash under certain conditions.

Software Description:
- nvidia-graphics-drivers-304: NVIDIA binary X.Org driver
- nvidia-graphics-drivers-340: NVIDIA binary X.Org driver
- nvidia-graphics-drivers-375: NVIDIA binary X.Org driver

Details:

It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers contained a flaw in the
kernel mode layer. A local attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of
service.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 16.10:
nvidia-304 304.135-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-304-updates 304.135-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-331 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-331-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-340 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-340-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-367 375.39-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-375 375.39-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
nvidia-current 304.135-0ubuntu0.16.10.1

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS:
nvidia-304 304.135-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-304-updates 304.135-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-331 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-331-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-340 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-340-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-367 375.39-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-375 375.39-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
nvidia-current 304.135-0ubuntu0.16.04.1

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
nvidia-304 304.135-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-304-updates 304.135-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-331 340.102-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-331-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-340 340.102-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-340-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-367 375.39-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-375 375.39-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
nvidia-current 304.135-0ubuntu0.14.04.1

Ubuntu 12.04 LTS:
nvidia-304 304.135-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
nvidia-304-updates 304.135-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
nvidia-331 340.102-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
nvidia-331-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
nvidia-340 340.102-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
nvidia-340-updates 340.102-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
nvidia-current 304.135-0ubuntu0.12.04.1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

References:
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-3240-1
CVE-2017-0318

Package Information:
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-304/304.135-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-340/340.102-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-375/375.39-0ubuntu0.16.10.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-304/304.135-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-340/340.102-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-375/375.39-0ubuntu0.16.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-304/304.135-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-340/340.102-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-375/375.39-0ubuntu0.14.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-304/304.135-0ubuntu0.12.04.1
https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/nvidia-graphics-drivers-340/340.102-0ubuntu0.12.04.1


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