Nvidia Patches High-Severity Flaws in GPU Drivers

June 13, 2024

Nvidia has issued 10 security alerts detailing vulnerabilities in the company’s GPU drivers and virtualization software. The vulnerabilities, if successfully exploited, could allow attackers to steal or tamper with data, execute arbitrary code, or take control of programs, the company said. Considering Nvidia’s growing prominence in artificial intelligence (AI) data centers, these attacks could cause significant damage.

Nvidia issued security patches addressing vulnerabilities in Nvidia’s display drivers, which power GPU visuals on computers. The company also patched the drivers and software for the vGPU virtualization software stack, which is used in data centers and cloud services to serve up virtual desktops and applications. Five security vulnerabilities had “high” severity ratings, with the remaining rated “medium.”

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