VDB-10060 · CVE-2012-0951 · OSVDB 96550

NVIDIA Graphics Drivers 295.49 registry memory corruption

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A vulnerability was found in NVIDIA Graphics Drivers 295.49 (Hardware Driver Software). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the file proc/driver/nvidia/registry. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 07/13/2012 by Kees Cook with Google Inc. as confirmed bug report (Website). The advisory is shared for download at bugs.launchpad.net. The public release has been coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2012-0951 since 02/01/2012. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack needs to be approached locally. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available.

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

Similar entry is available at 10059.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

VulDB Base Score: 6.6
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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02/01/2012 🔍
06/06/2012 +126 days 🔍
07/13/2012 +37 days 🔍
08/28/2013 +411 days 🔍
03/21/2019 +2031 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.nvidia.com/

Advisory: bugs.launchpad.net
Researcher: Kees Cook
Organization: Google Inc.
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-0951 (🔍)
OSVDB: 96550

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Created: 08/28/2013 01:15 PM
Updated: 03/21/2019 03:06 PM
Changes: (3) software_type source_cve_assigned vulnerability_cwe
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