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CVE-2006-5379

Published: 18 October 2006

The accelerated rendering functionality of NVIDIA Binary Graphics Driver (binary blob driver) For Linux v8774 and v8762, and probably on other operating systems, allows local and remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large width value in a font glyph, which can be used to overwrite arbitrary memory locations.

Priority

Unknown

Status

Package Release Status
linux-restricted-modules-2.6.15
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper
Released (2.6.15.12-29.1)
edgy Does not exist

feisty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

linux-restricted-modules-2.6.17
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
dapper Does not exist

edgy
Released (2.6.17.8-12.3)
feisty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage