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Out-of-bounds Write


Severity High
Score 7.8/10


NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where a failure to properly validate data might allow an attacker with basic user capabilities to cause an out-of-bounds access in kernel mode, which could lead to denial of service, information disclosure, escalation of privileges, or data tampering.

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CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.


Advisory Timeline

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