DescriptionNVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape or IOCTL in which user-mode clients can access legacy privileged APIs, which may lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs979670, 979675

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nvidia-graphics-drivers (PTS)buster/non-free418.226.00-3vulnerable
bookworm/non-free, sid/non-free510.85.02-6fixed
nvidia-graphics-drivers-tesla-450 (PTS)bullseye/non-free450.203.03-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm/non-free, sid/non-free450.203.03-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nvidia-graphics-driverssourcestretch(not affected)


[buster] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <ignored> (Non-free not supported)
[stretch] - nvidia-graphics-drivers <not-affected> (R390 not affected)

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