Tag Archives: Driver

nVidia patches vulnerabilities in Linux/Windows drivers

[German] nVidia has just updated its Linux/Windows drivers. The reason was, that there were twelfe serious vulnerabilities in old version of nVidia kernel mode drivers. Advertising

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Microsoft’s new Windows driver evaluation policy

[German]Microsoft has announced a new Windows driver evaluation policy for manufacturers who deliver Windows drivers for their hardware via Windows Update. Advertising

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Windows: Important driver update for Nvidia and Realtek

[German]Nvidia has released the GeForce Hotfix Driver Version 445.78 for Windows to solve a problem. And Realtek has released Windows HDA drivers for several Lenovo ThinkCentre machines. Advertising

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Intel Patchday March 2020

[German] Intel has issued a security advisory on March 10, 2020, in which vulnerabilities in various products and available updates are pointed out. A critical vulnerability is found in a graphics driver. Advertising

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Windows 10: News about driver updates from March 2020

[German]Microsoft has announced new details about the changed automatic device driver rollout via Windows Update. Frequently used devices should get these drivers first. Advertising

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Fix: Windows 10 driver blocked by core isolation

[German]Microsoft has published a support article on how to fix an issue, that drivers are blocked from getting loaded by the security feature ‘core isolation’ introduced in Windows 10. Advertising

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NVIDIA fixes critical vulnerability in Windows GPU driver (2/28/2010)

[German]Nvidia has just fixed a critical vulnerability in its Windows GPU graphics driver with an update. The vulnerabilities could lead to privilege escalation and code execution or information theft. Advertising

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Windows 10: Changes in driver updates

[German]Microsoft has just revised its driver update process. Hardware partners can now distribute drivers to Windows machines via Windows Update. In addition, a new settings page for Windows 10 will be added, where optional driver updates can be selected by … Continue reading

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WinBtrfs Version 1.6 released

[German]Brief information for users, who want to access Linux Btrfs disks under Windows. Blog reader Gero S. pointed out to me (thanks for that) that version 1.6 was released on February 4, 2020. I had introduced version 1.5 in the … Continue reading

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Realtek closes a DLL Hijacking Vulnerability in HD Audio driver

[German]Vendor  Realtek has closed a DLL hijacking vulnerability in its HD audit driver package. Here is some information about this issue. Advertising

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