CVE-2016-8805

NameCVE-2016-8805
DescriptionFor 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 0x7000014 where a value passed from an user to the driver is used without validation as the index to an internal array, leading to denial of service or potential escalation of privileges.
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NVD severityhigh

Notes

NOT-FOR-US: Nvidia Windows driver

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