4.6
CVSSv2

CVE-2020-5957

Published: 05/03/2020 Updated: 07/03/2020
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.6 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 3.9
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows could allow a local authenticated malicious user to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by a flaw in the NVIDIA Control Panel component. By sending a specially crafted request, an authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges or cause a denial of service condition on the system.

Vulnerability Trend

Vendor Advisories

NVIDIA has informed HP of potential security vulnerabilities in the NVIDIA GPU Display Driver and Software which may lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, code execution, or information disclosure For detailed information on the vulnerabilities visit the NVIDIA Product Security page at wwwnvidiacom/en-us/security/ (in En ...

Recent Articles

NVIDIA Fixes High Severity Flaw in Windows GPU Display Driver
BleepingComputer • Sergiu Gatlan • 28 Feb 2020

NVIDIA has released a GPU display driver security update today, February 28, 2020, that fixes high and medium severity vulnerabilities that might lead to code execution, local escalation of privileges, information disclosure, and denial of service on unpatched Windows computers.
All GPU display driver security flaws patched today by NVIDIA require local user access which means that attackers will not be able to exploit them remotely but, instead, will need to first get a foothold on the sy...