nvidia-graphics-drivers-173 173.14.35-0ubuntu0.2 source package in Ubuntu


nvidia-graphics-drivers-173 (173.14.35-0ubuntu0.2) precise-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 10:53:27 -0400

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Binary packages built by this source

nvidia-173: 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/README.txt.gz for a complete list
 of supported GPUs and PCIIDs

nvidia-173-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/ .