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5 security holes found in NVIDIA drivers allow, among other things, the granting of administrator rights to third parties.



by Sergio San Joaquín





Nvidia is again affected by vulnerabilities in its card drivers GeForce, Tesla Yes city ​​square. Until 5 new and serious vulnerabilities recognized, and Nvidia advises that Driver updated to the latest version to solve the potential risk.

This is not the first time Nvidia has been affected by problems of this type, we have already discussed it when using it GeForce experience It could be used for malicious code execution or when DoS attacks could be carried out via an .exe file that is responsible for telemetry of the graphics card.

▷5 security holes found in NVIDIA drivers allow, among other things, the granting of administrator rights to third parties. 【【2022 】】◁

▷5 security holes found in NVIDIA drivers allow, among other things, the granting of administrator rights to third parties. 【【2022 】】◁

On this occasion your own Nvidia It has discovered up to 5 vulnerabilities classified as serious, which can cause the execution of malicious code, denial-of-services or the granting of administrator rights to third parties. Apparently the exploits only affect operating systems from Windows 7 until Windows 10.

NvidiaDespite the urgent recommendation to update the drivers to the latest version, indicates that these exploits cannot be run remotely, and that the attacker would have to have local access to the system, which is hard to believe. In any case, Nvidia makes sure there are no solutions other than updating the version of the drivers to the latest version available.

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Article Editor: Sergio San Joaquín

Sergio San Joaquin

Extreme cooling overclocking pioneer in Spain since 2005. I was the winner of several international professional overclocking competitions and I managed to break world records in various benchmarks like SuperPi and 3DMark, which led me to become captain of the famous international overclocking team TeamOCX. I combine writing technical hardware articles at Geeknetic with my passion for overclocking. You can always find me in the overclocking category of the Geeknetic forum.

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