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NVIDIA Fixes a Multitude of Bugs in Latest Driver Update

By Bill Toulas / January 9, 2021

If you haven’t updated your NVIDIA driver yet, you’d better do it now as the GPU company has fixed quite a few denials of service, escalation of privileges, data tampering, and information disclosure bugs this time. Apart from the display driver fixes, which concern flaws affecting both Windows and Linux versions, there are another ten squashes of bugs in the NVIDIA Virtual GPU management software.

While all of the now-fixed bugs require local user access to work, they are still dangerous to leave unpatched.

GPU Display Driver

Virtual GPU Software

To address all of the above, you may download the latest available driver for your graphics card on this page. Alternatively, if you’re using the ‘GeForce Experience’ tool, you may fetch the update from there. The only category of users who will have to wait until January 18, 2021, to get a driver version that fixes the aforementioned vulnerabilities is Linux users who own a “Tesla” card (GeForce 8 series).



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