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Re: *Serious* security problem with nVidia binary driver is New driver working?



Lonni J Friedman a écrit :
On 10/16/06, Andy Green <andy warmcat com> wrote:

Lonni J Friedman wrote:

> This bug was fixed in NVIDIA's 1.0-9625 driver release (last month):
> http://www.nzone.com/object/nzone_downloads_rel70betadriver.html

This isn't what the advisory says:

  Published:  Oct 16, 2006
    Revision:   1.0
    http://www.rapid7.com/advisories/R7-0025.jsp
...
    KNOWN FIXED:
     o None
...
    As of the publication date, the latest NVIDIA binary driver is still
    vulnerable.

Maybe they discount the version you linked to because it calls itself a
beta.


Bonjour,

I just tried to compile and install 9625 version of nvidia driver (downloaded from nvidia web site).

No problem to compile, no problem to install.... but not working: screen remains black while booting in level 5 or in level 3 then using startx...

does anybody have the same problem?

config: x86_64
card: GeForce 7800 GTX

Thanks
--
François Patte
UFR de mathématiques et informatique
Université René Descartes
http://www.math-info.univ-paris5.fr/~patte


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