NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit Developer Drivers for Linux cudaHostAlloc() infomration disclosure
|cuda-toolkit-cudahostalloc-info-disc (64710)||Low Risk|
NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit Developer Drivers for Linux could allow a local attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the returning of uncleared memory by the cudaHostAlloc() and cuMemHostAlloc() API calls. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain memory contents.
Upgrade to the latest version of NVIDIA Graphics Drivers for Linux version 260.19.36 , available from the NVIDIA Graphics Drivers Web site. See References.
- Firefly and PC GAMESS-related discussion club: Firefly with CUDA-enabled MP4 code is now available for Linux - follow-up on CUDA security hole .
- BID-45717: NVIDIA CUDA Driver For Linux Local Information Disclosure Vulnerability
- CVE-2011-0636: The (1) cudaHostAlloc and (2) cuMemHostAlloc functions in the NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 3.2 developer drivers for Linux 260.19.26, and possibly other versions, do not initialize pinned memory, which allows local users to read potentially sensitive memory, such as file fragments during read or write operations.
- OSVDB ID: 70420: CUDA Toolkit Developer Drivers for Linux Multiple API Call Memory Disclosure
- SA42859: NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit Developer Drivers for Linux Memory Disclosure
- SECTRACK ID: 1024962: NVIDIA CUDA Driver Toolkit Discloses Information to Local Users
- NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit 3.2
- NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit Developer Drivers for Linu 260.19.26
Jan 06, 2011
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