GeForce Driver 461.09 releases: fix various errors and multiple high-risk security vulnerabilities

GeForce Driver 461.09 releases: fix various errors and multiple high-risk security vulnerabilities

Nvidia has now released GeForce Driver 461.09. This time the driver includes security issues in addition to regular bug fixes.

According to the release log, this update fixes multiple high-risk security vulnerabilities. Attackers can use some of the vulnerabilities to obtain the highest level of system permissions.

This vulnerability not only affects the Windows driver but also the Linux driver. It is recommended that users who use Nvidia graphics cards upgrade to the latest driver as soon as possible.

Changelog

Fixed Issues in this Release

[GeForce Experience]: The FPS counter is activated and the overlay appears on Windows Mail and Calendar applications.[200682565]
[GeForce GTX 750 Ti]: Blue-screen crash (UNEXPECTED KERNEL MODE TRAP) may occur.
[3196164]
[GeForce GTX 1080 Ti]: The desktop screen may flicker. [3200599]
[GeForce GTX 1080 Ti]: The system may freeze with the screen displaying as solid color.
[3203038]
[HDR]: With HDR enabled, black levels are incorrect, notably on LG OLED TVs. [200682795/
3201305]
[Notebook][Lenovo Y740]: The notebook displays corruption after waking from sleep.
[3178279]
Blue-screen crash (0x116) may occur upon resuming from sleep mode when three 4k monitors are connected. [3054239/3195884]

This update fixes 11 security vulnerabilities. The CVSS scores of these security vulnerabilities are between 5.3 and 8.4, and some of them are high-risk security vulnerabilities.

Including CVE-2021-1052, CVE-2021-1053, CVE-2021-1056, etc. These vulnerabilities will also affect NVIDIA VGPU series high-performance graphics cards.

It should be reminded that some security updates for the Linux version will start on January 18th, and the Windows version security updates have been released, please download from the end of this article.

In addition, based on security considerations, even if users do not actively update the graphics driver, Nvidia will push security updates to users through Microsoft system updates.

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