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Nvidia patches five vulnerabilities, encourages users to update display drivers ASAP

Nvidia has patched five vulnerabilities impacting GeForce, Quadro, NVS and Tesla GPU display drivers affecting versions of Windows from 7 through 10. If left unpatched, the flaws could lead to denial of service, escalation pf privileges and local code execution.

Two of the flaws were discovered by Piotr Bania of Cisco Talos. Bania previously discovered multiple vulnerabilities in areas of Nvidia drivers responsible for pixel shaders. As Bleeping Computer highlights, none of the vulnerabilities can be exploited remotely and thus require a bad actor to have physical access to a system.

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