NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) scheduler, in which the software does not properly limit the number or frequency of interactions that it has with an actor, such as the number of incoming requests, which may lead to denial of service.
Published 2020-10-02 19:15:14
Updated 2020-10-09 18:07:08
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-5982

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-2020-5982

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
2.1
LOW AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
3.9
2.9
NIST
4.4
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
0.8
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2020-5982

  • The product allocates a reusable resource or group of resources on behalf of an actor without imposing any restrictions on the size or number of resources that can be allocated, in violation of the intended security policy for that actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-5982

Products affected by CVE-2020-5982

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