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In 2022 there have been 13 vulnerabilities in NVIDIA Gpu Display Driver with an average score of 6.4 out of ten. Last year Gpu Display Driver had 16 security vulnerabilities published. If vulnerabilities keep coming in at the current rate, it appears that number of security vulnerabilities in Gpu Display Driver in 2022 could surpass last years number. However, the average CVE base score of the vulnerabilities in 2022 is greater by 0.03.

Year Vulnerabilities Average Score
2022 13 6.45
2021 16 6.41
2020 1 7.80
2019 1 6.70
2018 0 0.00

It may take a day or so for new Gpu Display Driver vulnerabilities to show up in the stats or in the list of recent security vulnerabilties. Additionally vulnerabilities may be tagged under a different product or component name.

Recent NVIDIA Gpu Display Driver Security Vulnerabilities

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer, where an unprivileged regular user on the network can cause an out-of-bounds write through a specially crafted shader

CVE-2022-28181 8.5 - High - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer, where an unprivileged regular user on the network can cause an out-of-bounds write through a specially crafted shader, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, information disclosure, and data tampering. The scope of the impact may extend to other components.

Memory Corruption

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the DirectX11 user mode driver (nvwgf2um/x.dll), where an unauthorized attacker on the network can cause an out-of-bounds write through a specially crafted shader

CVE-2022-28182 8.5 - High - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the DirectX11 user mode driver (nvwgf2um/x.dll), where an unauthorized attacker on the network can cause an out-of-bounds write through a specially crafted shader, which may lead to code execution to cause denial of service, escalation of privileges, information disclosure, and data tampering. The scope of the impact may extend to other components.

Memory Corruption

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer, where an unprivileged regular user can cause an out-of-bounds read

CVE-2022-28183 7.1 - High - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer, where an unprivileged regular user can cause an out-of-bounds read, which may lead to denial of service and information disclosure.

Out-of-bounds Read

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where an unprivileged regular user can access administrator- privileged registers

CVE-2022-28184 7.1 - High - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where an unprivileged regular user can access administrator- privileged registers, which may lead to denial of service, information disclosure, and data tampering.

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the ECC layer, where an unprivileged regular user can cause an out-of-bounds write

CVE-2022-28185 6.8 - Medium - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the ECC layer, where an unprivileged regular user can cause an out-of-bounds write, which may lead to denial of service and data tampering.

Memory Corruption

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where the product receives input or data, but does not validate or incorrectly validates

CVE-2022-28186 6.1 - Medium - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where the product receives input or data, but does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly, which may lead to denial of service or data tampering.

Improper Input Validation

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys), where the memory management software does not release a resource after its effective lifetime has ended

CVE-2022-28187 5.5 - Medium - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys), where the memory management software does not release a resource after its effective lifetime has ended, which may lead to denial of service.

Missing Release of Resource after Effective Lifetime

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where the product receives input or data, but does not validate or incorrectly validates

CVE-2022-28188 5.5 - Medium - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where the product receives input or data, but does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly, which may lead to denial of service.

Improper Input Validation

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape

CVE-2022-28189 5.5 - Medium - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where a NULL pointer dereference may lead to a system crash.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where improper input validation

CVE-2022-28190 5.5 - Medium - May 17, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where improper input validation can cause denial of service.

Improper Input Validation

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel driver, where improper handling of insufficient permissions or privileges may

CVE-2022-21813 6.1 - Medium - February 07, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel driver, where improper handling of insufficient permissions or privileges may allow an unprivileged local user limited write access to protected memory, which can lead to denial of service.

Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for private IOCTLs where a NULL pointer dereference in the kernel

CVE-2022-21815 5.5 - Medium - February 07, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for private IOCTLs where a NULL pointer dereference in the kernel, created within user mode code, may lead to a denial of service in the form of a system crash.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel driver package, where improper handling of insufficient permissions or privileges may

CVE-2022-21814 6.1 - Medium - February 07, 2022

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel driver package, where improper handling of insufficient permissions or privileges may allow an unprivileged local user limited write access to protected memory, which can lead to denial of service.

Improper Handling of Exceptional Conditions

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for private IOCTLs, where an attacker with local unprivileged system access may cause a NULL pointer dereference

CVE-2021-1115 6.5 - Medium - October 27, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for private IOCTLs, where an attacker with local unprivileged system access may cause a NULL pointer dereference, which may lead to denial of service in a component beyond the vulnerable component.

NULL Pointer Dereference

Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where an attacker through specific configuration and with local unprivileged system access may cause improper input validation

CVE-2021-1117 5.5 - Medium - October 27, 2021

Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, where an attacker through specific configuration and with local unprivileged system access may cause improper input validation, which may lead to denial of service.

out-of-bounds array index

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys)

CVE-2021-1116 5.5 - Medium - October 27, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys), where a NULL pointer dereference in the kernel, created within user mode code, may lead to a denial of service in the form of a system crash.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA GPU Display driver for Windows contains a vulnerability where an unprivileged user can create a file hard link

CVE-2021-1091 7.1 - High - July 22, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display driver for Windows contains a vulnerability where an unprivileged user can create a file hard link that causes the driver to overwrite a file that requires elevated privilege to modify, which could lead to data loss or denial of service.

insecure temporary file

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA Control Panel application where it is susceptible to a Windows file system symbolic link attack where an unprivileged attacker

CVE-2021-1092 7.1 - High - July 22, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA Control Panel application where it is susceptible to a Windows file system symbolic link attack where an unprivileged attacker can cause the applications to overwrite privileged files, resulting in potential denial of service or data loss.

Improper Privilege Management

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in firmware where the driver contains an assert() or similar statement

CVE-2021-1093 5.5 - Medium - July 22, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in firmware where the driver contains an assert() or similar statement that can be triggered by an attacker, which leads to an application exit or other behavior that is more severe than necessary, and may lead to denial of service or system crash.

Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape where an out of bounds array access may lead to denial of service or information disclosure.

CVE-2021-1094 6.1 - Medium - July 22, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape where an out of bounds array access may lead to denial of service or information disclosure.

Buffer Overflow

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handlers for all control calls with embedded parameters where dereferencing an untrusted pointer may lead to denial of service.

CVE-2021-1095 5.5 - Medium - July 22, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handlers for all control calls with embedded parameters where dereferencing an untrusted pointer may lead to denial of service.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in nvidia-smi where an uncontrolled DLL loading path may lead to arbitrary code execution

CVE-2021-1089 7.8 - High - July 22, 2021

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.

DLL preloading

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for control calls where the software reads or writes to a buffer by using an index or pointer

CVE-2021-1090 7.1 - High - July 22, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for control calls where the software reads or writes to a buffer by using an index or pointer that references a memory location after the end of the buffer, which may lead to data tampering or denial of service.

Classic Buffer Overflow

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape where dereferencing a NULL pointer may lead to a system crash.

CVE-2021-1096 5.5 - Medium - July 22, 2021

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver for Windows contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape where dereferencing a NULL pointer may lead to a system crash.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux

CVE-2021-1076 7.8 - High - April 21, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys or nvidia.ko) where improper access control may lead to denial of service, information disclosure, or data corruption.

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver for Windows, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape where the program dereferences a pointer

CVE-2021-1075 7.3 - High - April 21, 2021

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver for Windows, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape where the program dereferences a pointer that contains a location for memory that is no longer valid, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, or escalation of privileges. Attacker does not have any control over the information and may conduct limited data modification.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows installer contains a vulnerability where an attacker with local unprivileged system access may be able to replace an application resource with malicious files

CVE-2021-1074 7.3 - High - April 21, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows installer contains a vulnerability where an attacker with local unprivileged system access may be able to replace an application resource with malicious files. This attack requires a user with system administration rights to execute the installer and requires the attacker to replace the files in a very short time window between file integrity validation and execution. Such an attack may lead to code execution, escalation of privileges, denial of service, and information disclosure.

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver for Windows

CVE-2021-1078 5.5 - Medium - April 21, 2021

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver for Windows, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel driver (nvlddmkm.sys) where a NULL pointer dereference may lead to system crash.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux, R450 and R460 driver branch, contains a vulnerability where the software uses a reference count to manage a resource

CVE-2021-1077 5.5 - Medium - April 21, 2021

NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux, R450 and R460 driver branch, contains a vulnerability where the software uses a reference count to manage a resource that is incorrectly updated, which may lead to denial of service.

Improper Resource Shutdown or Release

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, in

CVE-2020-5966 7.8 - High - June 25, 2020

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape, in which a NULL pointer is dereferenced, leading to denial of service or potential escalation of privileges.

NULL Pointer Dereference

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display driver software for Windows (all versions) contains a vulnerability in

CVE-2019-5676 6.7 - Medium - May 10, 2019

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display driver software for Windows (all versions) contains a vulnerability in which it incorrectly loads Windows system DLLs without validating the path or signature (also known as a binary planting or DLL preloading attack), leading to escalation of privileges through code execution.

DLL preloading

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