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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.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nvidia:binary_graphics_driver:v8762:*:linux:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:nvidia:binary_graphics_driver:v8774:*:linux:*:*:*:*:*
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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