NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer handler where a missing permissions check may allow users to gain access to arbitrary physical system memory, which may lead to an escalation of privileges.
Published 2017-07-28 19:29:00
Updated 2019-10-03 00:03:26
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2017-6251

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 10 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2017-6251

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2017-6251

  • The product does not perform an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2017-6251

Products affected by CVE-2017-6251

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