CVE-2021-1053

LOW

Description

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape or IOCTL in which improper validation of a user pointer may lead to denial of service.

References

https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/5142

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-01-08

Updated: 2021-01-14

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 2.1

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
145234Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : Linux kernel update (USN-4689-4)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
145228Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerabilities (USN-4689-3)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
145035NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver (January 2021)NessusWindows
high
145034NVIDIA Linux GPU Display (January 2021)NessusMisc.
high
144897Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : NVIDIA graphics drivers vulnerabilities (USN-4689-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high
144869Ubuntu 18.04 LTS / 20.04 LTS / 20.10 : Linux kernel vulnerabilities (USN-4689-2)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
high