NVIDIA Graphics Driver Unspecified Privilege Escalation (Windows)

high Nessus Plugin ID 72483

Synopsis

The remote host has a driver installed that is affected by a local privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The remote host has a driver installed that is affected by an unspecified, local privilege escalation vulnerability. Using the vulnerability, it may be possible for a local attacker to gain complete control of the system.

Solution

Upgrade to the appropriate video driver per the vendor's advisory.

See Also

https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3377

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 72483

File Name: nvidia_cve_2013_5987.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/13/2014

Updated: 11/15/2018

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:nvidia:gpu_driver

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/22/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5987

BID: 64525