USN-3305-1: NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerabilities

31 May 2017

NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator.

Releases

Packages

Details

It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers contained flaws in the
kernel mode layer. A local attacker could use these issues to cause a denial of
service or potentially escalate their privileges on the system.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 17.04
Ubuntu 16.10
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

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