CVE-2021-1055

medium
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Description

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape in which improper access control may lead to denial of service and information disclosure.

References

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-01-08

Updated: 2021-01-14

Type: CWE-863

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.3

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

Impact Score: 3.4

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
145035NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver (January 2021)NessusWindows
high