CVE-2018-6249

NameCVE-2018-6249
DescriptionNVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in 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 bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severityhigh (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs894338

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nvidia-graphics-drivers (PTS)jessie/non-free340.106-1vulnerable
stretch/non-free384.130-1fixed
buster/non-free390.87-3fixed
sid/non-free390.87-4fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx (PTS)jessie/non-free304.137-0~deb8u1vulnerable
stretch/non-free304.137-5~deb9u1vulnerable
sid/non-free304.137-6vulnerable
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx (PTS)stretch/non-free340.106-2~deb9u1vulnerable
buster/non-free, sid/non-free340.107-3vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nvidia-graphics-driverssource(unstable)390.48-1high894338
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcestretch384.130-1high
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xxsource(unstable)(unfixed)high
nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xxsource(unstable)(unfixed)high

Notes

[jessie] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[wheezy] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <end-of-life> (Non-free not supported)
[stretch] - nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-340xx <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[stretch] - nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
[jessie] - nvidia-graphics-drivers-legacy-304xx <no-dsa> (Non-free not supported)
https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4649

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