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CVE-2016-8807 Detail

Current Description

For the NVIDIA Quadro, NVS, and GeForce products, NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver R340 before 342.00 and R375 before 375.63 contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgDdiEscape ID 0x10000e9 where a value is passed from an user to the driver is used without validation as the size input to memcpy() causing a stack buffer overflow, leading to denial of service or potential escalation of privileges.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4247 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94002 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/LEN-10822 Third Party Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40668/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nvidia:gpu_driver:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
340
Up to (excluding)
342.00
 cpe:2.3:a:nvidia:gpu_driver:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
From (including)
375
Up to (excluding)
375.63
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8807
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2019