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USN-3240-1: NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerability

21 March 2017

NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to crash under certain conditions.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers contained a flaw in the
kernel mode layer. A local attacker could use this issue to cause a denial of
service.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 16.10
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04
Ubuntu 12.04

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.

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