CVE-2016-8806

2016-11-08T20:59:00
ID CVE-2016-8806
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2019-03-07T20:03:00

Description

For the NVIDIA Quadro, NVS, and GeForce products, NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver R340 before 342.00 and R375 before 375.63 contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgDdiEscape ID 0x5000027 where a pointer passed from an user to the driver is used without validation, leading to denial of service or potential escalation of privileges.