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“nvidia-graphics-drivers-173-updates” 173.14.30-0ubuntu5.2 source package in Ubuntu

Changelog

nvidia-graphics-drivers-173-updates (173.14.30-0ubuntu5.2) oneiric-security; urgency=low

  * SECURITY UPDATE: privilege escalation via kernel memory access
    - debian/dkms/patches/blacklist-vga-pmu-registers.patch: blacklist
      more offsets in nv.{c,h}.
    - debian/dkms.conf{.in}: added new patch.
    - CVE number pending
 -- Marc Deslauriers <email address hidden>   Sun, 05 Aug 2012 11:16:46 -0400

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Uploaded by:
Marc Deslauriers on 2012-08-05
Uploaded to:
Oneiric
Original maintainer:
Ubuntu Developers
Component:
restricted
Architectures:
i386 amd64 lpia
Section:
misc
Urgency:
Low Urgency

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Oneiric updates on 2012-08-06 restricted misc
Oneiric security on 2012-08-06 restricted misc

Builds

Oneiric: [FULLYBUILT] amd64 [FULLYBUILT] i386

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nvidia-graphics-drivers-173-updates_173.14.30.orig.tar.gz 29.7 MiB 10ff89976aadedfa22235020f257ec79
nvidia-graphics-drivers-173-updates_173.14.30-0ubuntu5.2.diff.gz 24.8 KiB 5a82b79e1b545b620394affad815d4aa
nvidia-graphics-drivers-173-updates_173.14.30-0ubuntu5.2.dsc 2.0 KiB deed80bc284e37f216253502153ddef3

Binary packages built by this source

nvidia-173-updates: NVIDIA binary Xorg driver, kernel module and VDPAU library

 The binary driver provide optimized hardware acceleration of OpenGL
 applications via a direct-rendering X Server. AGP, PCIe, SLI, TV-out
 and flat panel displays are also supported.
 .
 This package also includes the source for building the kernel module
 required by the Xorg driver.
 .
 GPUs ranging from GeForce series 5 to GeForce series 9 are supported.
 .
 See /usr/share/doc/nvidia-173-updates/README.txt.gz for a complete list
 of supported GPUs and PCIIDs

nvidia-173-updates-dev: NVIDIA binary Xorg driver development files

 This package contains the NVIDIA binary Xorg driver
 development files.
 .
 For more information on this source package visit NVIDIA's homepage
 at http://www.nvidia.com/ .