Write to NVIDIA
Posted Oct 17, 2006 5:53 UTC (Tue) by AJWM
In reply to: Write to NVIDIA
Parent article: Local root exploit in NVidia driver
> nvidia's drivers, as they are currently the best video drivers available for linux at any price.
What part of "root exploit" did you miss? That automatically disqualifies them from even running for "best video driver".
> Let's at least admit that these nvidia people do know a thing or two about graphics programming.
Okay, these Nvidia people know a thing or two about graphics programming. (Of course, it helps that they have access to the specs and nobody else does). Apparently they don't know much about secure programming or preventing buffer overflows.
> it's already fixed
How do you know it's fixed? Do the release notes specifically mention a fix for a root exploit? Did you review the source code? Oh, wait...
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