Vulnerability CVE-2017-6278


Published: 2018-03-26

Description:
NVIDIA Tegra kernel contains a vulnerability in the CORE DVFS Thermal driver where there is the potential to read or write a buffer using an index or pointer that references a memory location after the end of the buffer, which may lead to a denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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 -> Jetson tk1 firmware 
Nvidia -> Jetson tx1 firmware 
Nvidia -> Tegra k1 firmware 

 References:
http://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4635
https://nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4787

Copyright 2022, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top