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*Serious* security problem with nVidia binary driver



''A recent security advisory announced today by Rapid7 explains, "the NVIDIA Binary Graphics Driver for Linux is vulnerable to a buffer overflow that allows an attacker to run arbitrary code as root. This bug can be exploited both locally or remotely (via a remote X client or an X client which visits a malicious web page). A working proof-of-concept root exploit is attached to this advisory." ...''

http://kerneltrap.org/node/7228

Good time to try the nv driver!

-Andy


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