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.


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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/93988 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://support.lenovo.com/us/en/solutions/LEN-10822 Third Party Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40662/ Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8811
NVD Published Date:
11/08/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2019
Source:
MITRE