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CVE-2016-8822 Detail

Current Description

All versions of NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contain a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgDdiEscape ID 0x600000E, 0x600000F, and 0x6000010 where a value passed from a user to the driver is used without validation as the index to an internal array, 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/4278 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95014 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nvidia:gpu_driver:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-8822
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/27/2016