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CVE-2016-8811 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 0x7000170 where the size of an input buffer is not validated, leading to denial of service or potential escalation of privileges.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/10/2016      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8811
Original release date:
11/08/2016
Last revised:
09/02/2017
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/4247 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4247
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93988 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 93988
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/LEN-10822 External Source CONFIRM https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/LEN-10822
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40662/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 40662

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

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