NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver (August 2019)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 133307


A display driver installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The NVIDIA GPU display driver software on the remote host is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by an out of bounds access vulnerability due to a shader local temporary array, which may lead to denial of service or code execution.


Upgrade the NVIDIA graphics driver in accordance with the vendor advisory.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 133307

File Name: nvidia_win_2019_08.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/29/2020

Updated: 3/28/2024

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5685


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:nvidia:gpu_driver

Required KB Items: WMI/DisplayDrivers/NVIDIA, Settings/ParanoidReport

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/2/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/2/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5685

IAVA: 2019-A-0063-S