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Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

CVE-2022-42262

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

NVIDIA vGPU software contains a vulnerability in the Virtual GPU Manager (vGPU plugin), where an input index is not validated, which may lead to buffer overrun, which in turn may cause data tampering, information disclosure, or denial of service.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-120 - Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow')

The program copies an input buffer to an output buffer without verifying that the size of the input buffer is less than the size of the output buffer, leading to a buffer overflow.

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