CVE-2015-5053

NameCVE-2015-5053
DescriptionThe host memory mapping path feature in the NVIDIA GPU graphics driver R346 before 346.87 and R352 before 352.41 for Linux and R352 before 352.46 for GRID vGPU and vSGA does not properly restrict access to third-party device IO memory, which allows attackers to gain privileges, cause a denial of service (resource consumption), or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors related to the follow_pfn kernel-mode API call.
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NVD severityhigh (attack range: remote)

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-free384.130-1fixed
buster/non-free, sid/non-free390.87-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nvidia-graphics-driverssource(unstable)352.41-1high
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcejessie(not affected)
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcewheezy(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <not-affected> (Only affects R352 and R346 Linux branches)
[wheezy] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <not-affected> (Only affects R352 and R346 Linux branches)

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