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Re: Nvidia drivers




On 07/06/2018 01:55 AM, Darac Marjal wrote:

> Actually, as of version 390.67-2, that's no longer needed. Quoting [1]:
> 
> 	nvidia-graphics-drivers (390.67-2) unstable; urgency=high
> 
> 	  * Add kmem_cache_create_usercopy.patch from Red Hat, fixing "Bad or missing
> 		usercopy whitelist? Kernel memory exposure attempt detected from SLUB
> 		object 'nvidia_stack_cache'" on Linux kernels that have disabled
> 		CONFIG_HARDENED_USERCOPY_FALLBACK (i.e. linux-image-4.16.0-2-* or newer).
> 		(Closes: #901919)
> 
> 	 -- Andreas Beckmann <anbe@xxxxxxxxxx>  Thu, 05 Jul 2018 02:01:31 +0200
> 
> [1] http://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/changelogs/non-free/n/nvidia-graphics-drivers/nvidia-graphics-drivers_390.67-2_changelog
> 

Thats good to know.

Unfortunately, Stretch-backports and Buster Nvidia-drivers are not in 
sync with Sid right now. So this is still a necessary workaround for 
Stretch-backports and Buster users.