2021-1089 | NVIDIA GPU Display Driver uncontrolled search path
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A vulnerability was found in NVIDIA GPU Display Driver on Windows (Hardware Driver Software) (the affected version is unknown). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-427. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:
NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in nvidia-smi where an uncontrolled DLL loading path may lead to arbitrary code execution, denial of service, information disclosure, and data tampering.
The weakness was released 07/22/2021. The advisory is available at nvidia.custhelp.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2021-1089 since 11/12/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. A single authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/26/2021).
There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.8
VulDB Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.8
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Class: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: no mitigation known
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11/12/2020 CVE assigned
07/22/2021 +251 days Advisory disclosed
07/22/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
07/26/2021 +4 days VulDB last updateVendor: https://www.nvidia.com/
CVE: CVE-2021-1089 (🔒)
Created: 07/22/2021 12:58
Updated: 07/26/2021 15:02
Changes: (1) source_cve_cna
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