[USN-3904-1] NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerability

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Mar 7 16:20:02 UTC 2019

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3904-1
March 07, 2019

nvidia-graphics-drivers-390 vulnerability

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 18.10
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


NVIDIA graphics drivers could be made to expose sensitive information.

Software Description:
- nvidia-graphics-drivers-390: NVIDIA binary X.Org driver


It was discovered that the NVIDIA graphics drivers incorrectly handled the
GPU performance counters. A local attacker could possibly use this issue to
access the application data processed on the GPU.

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 18.10:
  xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-390   390.116-0ubuntu0.18.10.1

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS:
  xserver-xorg-video-nvidia-390   390.116-0ubuntu0.18.04.1

After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.


Package Information:



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