CVE-2006-5379

NameCVE-2006-5379
DescriptionThe accelerated rendering functionality of NVIDIA Binary Graphics Driver (binary blob driver) For Linux v8774 and v8762, and probably on other operating systems, allows local and remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large width value in a font glyph, which can be used to overwrite arbitrary memory locations.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs393573

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nvidia-graphics-drivers (PTS)jessie/non-free340.106-1fixed
stretch/non-free375.82-1~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free390.48-3fixed
sid/non-free390.59-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nvidia-graphics-driverssource(unstable)1.0.8776-1high393573
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcesarge(not affected)

Notes

[sarge] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <not-affected> (1.0.7174 not affected)
see http://nvidia.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/nvidia.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1971

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