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Nvidia releases Geforce 391.35 Game Ready driver for Far Cry 5

This driver fixes seven different CVEs

Nvidia releases their Geforce 391.35 Game Ready driver for Far Cry 5

Nvidia releases Geforce 391.35 Game Ready driver for Far Cry 5

Nvidia has released their new Geforce 391.35 WHQL driver, delivering "Game Ready" optimisations for Far Cry 5, SLI profiles for GRIP and WRC 7 and a total of seven CVE security fixes. 

These CVE fixes are primarily related to the kernel-mode layers of the driver and the user-mode levels of their DirectX and OpenGL drivers. Nvidia's changes address issues where pixel shaders can cause infinite loops, which can be used for denial of service attacks. It is good to see Nvidia being so open about these changes. 

This driver also fixes a memory leak which affected Nvidia's FreeStyle custom shading utility, preventing the tool from causing large dips in system performance. Nvidia has also addressed an issue which can cause Diablo 3 to free when using an SLI setup.  

 

What’s New in Version 391.35 WHQL

Game Ready Drivers provide the best possible gaming experience for all major new releases, including Virtual Reality games. Prior to a new title launching, our driver team is working up until the last minute to ensure every performance tweak and bug fix is included for the best gameplay on day one.

Game Ready

Provides the optimal gaming experience for Far Cry 5.

Security Updates

This driver adds security updates for driver components. Fixed issues are CVE-2018-6247, CVE-2018-6248, CVE-2018-6249, CVE-2018-6250, CVE-2018-6251, CVE-2018-6252, CVE-2018-6253. These CVEs are related to kernel mode, DirectX 10 and OpenGL drivers where certain operations may lead to Denial of Service or Escalation of Privileges.

More Information about these vulnerabilities is available on page 16 of Nvidia's Geforce 391.35 release notes

Application SLI Profiles

Added or updated the following SLI profiles:
  • - GRIP
  • - WRC 7

3D Vision Profiles


Added or updated the following 3D Vision profiles:
  • - Far Cry - Not recommended
  • - GRIP - Excellent
  • - The Talos Principle - Excellent

Fixed Issues in this Release

  • - GeForce 3D Profile Manager tool can't import profiles. [2076480]
  • - [GeForce Experience]: Memory leak occurs leading to poor game performance when using NVIDIA Freestyle. [2068039]
  • - [NVIDIA Control Panel][SLI][Diablo III]: With V-Sync on and SLI enabled, the game freezes after switching windows (ALT+TAB) a few times. [1951584]
  • - [Notebook]: The driver may fail to initialize the GPU. [200354056]

Known Issues

  • - [Far Cry 5]: Green flickering occurs in the game when using HDR with non-native resolution. To work around, either quit and then restart the game while in the desired resolution, or press [Alt+tab] away from and then back to the game, or press [Alt+Enter] to switch to windowed mode and then back to full-screen mode.
  • - [NVIDIA TITAN V][G-Sync]: G-Sync displays may go blank when switching between different overclocked memory clocks multiple times. [200361272]
  • - [SLI][GeForce GTX 780 Ti]: There is no display output when connecting the DisplayPort and two DVI monitors. [1835763]
  • - [GeForce TITAN (Kepler-based)]: The OS fails after installing the graphics card on a Threadripper-enabled motherboard. [1973303]
  • - [Pascal GPUs][Gears of War 4]: Blue-screen crash may occur while playing the game. [2008731]
  • - [GeForce GTX 1080 Ti][Doom]: The game crashes due to the driver reverting to OpenGL 1.1 when HDR is enabled. [2049623]
 

GPU Compatibility

GeForce 1000 Series:
GeForce GTX Titan V, GeForce GTX Titan Xp, GeForce GTX Titan X, Geforce GTX 1080 Ti, GeForce GTX 1080, Geforce GTX 1070 Ti, GeForce GTX 1070, GeForce GTX 1060, GeForce GTX 1050 Ti, GeForce GTX 1050, GT 1030

GeForce 900 Series:
GeForce GTX Titan X, GeForce 980 Ti, GeForce GTX 980, GeForce GTX 970, GeForce GTX 960, GeForce GTX 950

GeForce 700 Series:
GeForce GTX TITAN Z, GeForce GTX TITAN Black, GeForce GTX TITAN, GeForce GTX 780 Ti, GeForce GTX 780, GeForce GTX 770, GeForce GTX 760, GeForce GTX 760 Ti (OEM), GeForce GTX 750 Ti, GeForce GTX 750, GeForce GTX 745, GeForce GT 740, GeForce GT 730, GeForce GT 720

GeForce 600 Series:
GeForce GTX 690, GeForce GTX 680, GeForce GTX 670, GeForce GTX 660 Ti, GeForce GTX 660, GeForce GTX 650 Ti BOOST, GeForce GTX 650 Ti, GeForce GTX 650, GeForce GTX 645, GeForce GT 645, GeForce GT 640, GeForce GT 630, GeForce GT 620, GeForce GT 610, GeForce 605

GeForce 500 Series:
GeForce GTX 590, GeForce GTX 580, GeForce GTX 570, GeForce GTX 560 Ti, GeForce GTX 560 SE, GeForce GTX 560, GeForce GTX 555, GeForce GTX 550 Ti, GeForce GT 545, GeForce GT 530, GeForce GT 520, GeForce 510

GeForce 400 Series:
GeForce GTX 480, GeForce GTX 470, GeForce GTX 465, GeForce GTX 460 SE v2, GeForce GTX 460 SE, GeForce GTX 460, GeForce GTS 450, GeForce GT 440, GeForce GT 430, GeForce GT 420


391.35 WHQL Download Links

Windows 7/8 - 64 Bit

Windows 10 - 64 Bit


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