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USN-3904-1: NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerability

7 March 2019

NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to expose sensitive information.




It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers incorrectly handled the
GPU performance counters. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
access the application data processed on the GPU.

Update instructions

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

Ubuntu 18.10
Ubuntu 18.04

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