NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver on Windows Kernel Driver nvlddmkm.sys null pointer dereference
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A vulnerability was found in NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver on Windows (Hardware Driver Software) (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part in the library nvlddmkm.sys of the component Kernel Driver. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a null pointer dereference vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-476. A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit. As an impact it is known to affect availability.
The weakness was disclosed 04/22/2021. The advisory is available at nvidia.custhelp.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-1078. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
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ExploitingClass: Null pointer dereference
CWE: CWE-476 / CWE-404
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2021-1078 (🔍)
EntryCreated: 04/22/2021 11:11 AM
Updated: 04/23/2021 09:46 PM
Changes: 04/22/2021 11:11 AM (38), 04/23/2021 09:41 PM (3), 04/23/2021 09:46 PM (1)
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