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Date: Wed, 01 Aug 2012 11:00:15 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@...onical.com>, coley@...us.mitre.org,
        security@...ntu.com
Subject: Re: CVE Request: NVidia Linux driver

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On 08/01/2012 06:58 AM, 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:
> 
> http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Aug/4
> 
> Thanks,
> 
> Marc.

I do Open Source CVE assignments only, the Nvidia driver is binary
only and closed source. You'll need to go to Mitre to get a CVE for
this: cve-assign@...re.org (they handle the closed source stuff).


- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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