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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
Description Last Modified:  11/08/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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 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://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4246 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94177

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-2016-7389
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
11/28/2016