NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape where a NULL pointer dereference may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.
Published 2018-04-02 16:29:00
Updated 2018-05-11 14:12:17
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-6247

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-2018-6247

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
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.0
6.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-6247

  • 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.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-6247

Products affected by CVE-2018-6247

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