Vulnerability CVE-2012-0946


Published: 2012-04-22

Description:
The NVIDIA UNIX driver before 295.40 allows local users to access arbitrary memory locations by leveraging GPU device-node read/write privileges.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.6/10
6.4/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Nvidia -> Unix driver 

 References:
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3109
http://secunia.com/advisories/48650
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-1420-1/
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74822

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