Vulnerability CVE-2012-4225


Published: 2012-11-19

Description:
NVIDIA UNIX graphics driver before 295.71 and before 304.32 allows local users to write to arbitrary physical memory locations and gain privileges by modifying the VGA window using /dev/nvidia0.

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Nvidia -> Unix graphic driver 

 References:
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/08/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2012/08/01/1
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Aug/76
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2012/Aug/4
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/3140

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