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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5379

The accelerated rendering functionality of NVIDIA Binary Graphics Driver (binary blob driver) For Linux v8774 and v8762, and probably on other operating systems, allows local and remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a large width value in a font glyph, which can be used to overwrite arbitrary memory locations.
Publish Date : 2006-10-18 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-5379

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Nvidia Binary Graphics Driver V8762 Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Nvidia Binary Graphics Driver V8774 Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Nvidia Binary Graphics Driver 2

- References For CVE-2006-5379

http://secunia.com/advisories/22764
SECUNIA 22764
http://secunia.com/advisories/23678
SECUNIA 23678
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1742
SREASON 1742
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-03.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200611-03
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102693-1
SUNALERT 102693
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4328
VUPEN ADV-2006-4328
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:007
MANDRIVA MDKSA-2007:007
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451329/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061113 Re: [ GLSA 200611-03 ] NVIDIA binary graphics driver: Privilege escalation vulnerability
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-377-1
UBUNTU USN-377-1
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20559
BID 20559 NVidia Binary Graphics Driver For Linux Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2007-01-11
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29622
XF nvidia-linux-driver-bo(29622)
http://download2.rapid7.com/r7-0025/nv_exploit.c
http://secunia.com/advisories/22419
SECUNIA 22419
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017072
SECTRACK 1017072
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4053
VUPEN ADV-2006-4053
http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0025.jsp
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/448860/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061016 Rapid7 Advisory R7-0025: Buffer Overflow in NVIDIA Binary Graphics Driver For Linux
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/147252
CERT-VN VU#147252
http://secunia.com/advisories/22730
SECUNIA 22730
http://secunia.com/advisories/22676
SECUNIA 22676
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/nvidia.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1971 CONFIRM
http://download2.rapid7.com/r7-0025/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5379

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