Ubuntu Users Beware, NVIDIA Driver Exploit Found

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http://news.softpedia.com – On April 10, Canonical published in a security notice details about an NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems. According to Canonical, NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to run programs as an administrator. It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers incorrectly handled large ARGB cursors. A local attacker could have used this issue to gain root privileges. The NVIDIA graphics drivers ha... (read more) (IT news)