CVE-2017-6257

NameCVE-2017-6257
DescriptionNVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer handler where a NULL pointer dereference may lead to denial of service or potential escalation of privileges
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs869783

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nvidia-graphics-drivers (PTS)wheezy/non-free304.131-1vulnerable
jessie/non-free340.102-1vulnerable
stretch/non-free375.82-1~deb9u1fixed
buster/non-free, sid/non-free375.82-5fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx (PTS)jessie/non-free304.135-1fixed
stretch/non-free304.135-2fixed
buster/non-free, sid/non-free304.137-1fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx (PTS)stretch/non-free340.102-1fixed
buster/non-free, sid/non-free340.104-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nvidia-graphics-driverssource(unstable)375.82-1high869783
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcestretch375.82-1~deb9u1high
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xxsource(unstable)(not affected)
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsource(unstable)(not affected)

Notes

[jessie] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[wheezy] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <end-of-life> (Non-free not supported)
- nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx <not-affected> (Limited to E384 and E375)
- nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx <not-affected> (Limited to E384 and E375)

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