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Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2012 15:13:46 +0200
From: Petr Matousek <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: NVidia Linux driver

Hi Marc,

On Wed, Aug 01, 2012 at 08:58:16AM -0400, Marc Deslauriers wrote:
> Hello,
> Could a CVE please be assigned to the following issue:
> The binary NVidia Linux driver allows local users to access arbitrary
> memory locations by leveraging GPU device-node read/write privileges,
> and escalate privileges to root. Possibly an incomplete fix for
> CVE-2012-0946.
> See:

did you test that the exploit works on NVIDIA driver that should contain
the CVE-2012-0946 fix?

Petr Matousek / Red Hat Security Response Team

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