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Bug 632138 (CVE-2017-6266, CVE-2017-6267, CVE-2017-6272) - x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers CVE-2017-6266 CVE-2017-6267 CVE-2017-6272
Summary: x11-drivers/nvidia-drivers CVE-2017-6266 CVE-2017-6267 CVE-2017-6272
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: CVE-2017-6266, CVE-2017-6267, CVE-2017-6272
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
URL: http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answer...
Whiteboard: A3 [ebuild cve]
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Reported: 2017-09-27 12:08 UTC by Jeroen Roovers
Modified: 2017-11-12 12:55 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Jeroen Roovers gentoo-dev 2017-09-27 12:08:24 UTC
CVE-2017-6266
CVE-2017-6267
CVE-2017-6272
Comment 1 D'juan McDonald (domhnall) 2017-11-09 02:52:55 UTC
CVE-2017-6266(https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6266):
NVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer handler where improper access controls could allow unprivileged users to cause a denial of service.

CVE-2017-6267(https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6267):
NVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer handler where an incorrect initialization of internal objects can cause an infinite loop which may lead to a denial of service.

CVE-2017-6272(https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2017-6272):
NVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer handler where a value passed from a user to the driver is not correctly validated and used as the index to an array which may lead to a denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

@maintainter(s) fixed version `=375.88`, in tree version `375.82`. Please confirm if CVE-2017-6272 were addressed in Gentoo's branch of R375 or not. 

Gentoo Security Padawan
(jmbailey/mbailey_j)