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CVE-2016-7389 Detail

Description

For the NVIDIA Quadro, NVS, GeForce, and Tesla products, NVIDIA GPU Display Driver on Linux R304 before 304.132, R340 before 340.98, R367 before 367.55, R361_93 before 361.93.03, and R370 before 370.28 contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvidia.ko) handler for mmap() where improper input validation may allow users to gain access to arbitrary physical memory, leading to an escalation of privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/08/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7389
Original release date:
11/08/2016
Last revised:
11/28/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4246 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4246
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94177 External Source BID 94177

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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