CVE-2020-5979 Detail

Current Description

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA Control Panel component in which a user is presented with a dialog box for input by a high-privilege process, which may lead to 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:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5075 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-5979
NVD Published Date:
10/02/2020
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2020
Source:
NVIDIA Corporation