A Security vulnerability in the Nvidia Graphics driver for Solaris 10 and Linux (both pre-install and CD versions) may allow a local or remote unprivileged user to run arbitrary code as root, due to a buffer overflow.
Additional information describing this issue can be found in the following document:
Security Advisory R7-0025 at http://download2.rapid7.com/r7-0025/
Note: Not all versions of the the Nvidia driver prior to those mentioned in the "Resolution" section of this Sun Alert are vulnerable to this issue. Please see the "Contributing Factors" section below for the affected versions.