CVE-2015-5950 Detail

Current Description

The NVIDIA display driver R352 before 353.82 and R340 before 341.81 on Windows; R304 before 304.128, R340 before 340.93, and R352 before 352.41 on Linux; and R352 before 352.46 on GRID vGPU and vSGA allows local users to write to an arbitrary kernel memory location and consequently gain privileges via a crafted ioctl call.


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Hyperlink Resource
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3763/~/cve-2015-5950-memory-corruption-due-to-an-unsanitized-pointer-in-the-nvidia Vendor Advisory 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033662
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2747-1
https://h20564.www2.hpe.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04815468
https://h20566.www2.hp.com/portal/site/hpsc/public/kb/docDisplay?docId=emr_na-c04815468
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/product_security/len_3313

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5950
NVD Published Date:
09/29/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016
Source:
MITRE