CVE-2006-5379 Detail

Current Description

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.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://download2.rapid7.com/r7-0025/
http://download2.rapid7.com/r7-0025/nv_exploit.c Exploit 
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/nvidia.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=1971
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200611-03.xml
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1742
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017072
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-26-102693-1
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/147252 US Government Resource 
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2007:007
http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0025.jsp Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/448860/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/451329/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20559
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-377-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4053
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4328
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29622

Weakness Enumeration

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5379
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018
Source:
MITRE