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CVE-2015-1170 Detail

Description

The NVIDIA Display Driver R304 before 309.08, R340 before 341.44, R343 before 345.20, and R346 before 347.52 does not properly validate local client impersonation levels when performing a "kernel administrator check," which allows local users to gain administrator privileges via unspecified API calls.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/06/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=142781493222653&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=143013598825091&w=2
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3634 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032013
https://support.lenovo.com/product_security/nvidia_windows_privilege
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/nvidia_windows_privilege

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1170
NVD Published Date:
03/06/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016