back to article Nvidia patches 29 GPU driver bugs that could lead to code execution, device takeover

Nvidia fixed more than two dozen security flaws in its GPU display driver, the most severe of which could allow an unprivileged user to modify files, and then escalate privileges, execute code, tamper with or steal data, or even take over your device. In total, the chipmaker patched 29 vulnerabilities affecting Windows and …

  1. Lil Endian Silver badge



    There are currently some very busy sysads of mining operations.

    1. Lee D

      Re: Scramble!

      Only if they're running on third-party-supplied, unsanitised data.

      I mean... who'd be stupid enough to do that?

  2. Zolko Silver badge


    02:00.0 3D controller: NVIDIA Corporation GP108M [GeForce MX250] (rev a1)

    darrn ! Time to update the kernel and drivers I guess

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Go Nvidia!! I've always wanted to root a supercomputer! Give me a trial account with 30 seconds of wall time and I could mine crypto on it for years :D

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    It'd be great if they could patch the thing where every time I update my video drivers I then have to change my audio device back to the one I was using a minute ago in order to hear anything at all on my pc.

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