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CVE-2017-6259 Detail

Current Description

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer handler where an incorrect detection and recovery from an invalid state produced by specific user actions may lead to denial of service.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/28/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-6259
Original release date:
07/28/2017
Last revised:
08/08/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.1 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
4.0
Exploitability Score:
1.6
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Changed
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.1 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4525 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4525

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