CVSS 3.1 Score 6.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Mar 27, 2024
Updated: Mar 28, 2024
CWE ID 476


CVE-2024-0078 is a vulnerability found in the NVIDIA GPU Display Driver for Windows and Linux. It is categorized as a NULL-pointer dereference vulnerability, specifically CWE-476. The vulnerability allows a user in a guest environment to cause a denial of service by triggering a NULL-pointer dereference in the host system's kernel mode layer. The base severity of this vulnerability is rated as MEDIUM, with a base score of 6.5 according to the CVSS scoring system. The exploitability score is 2.0, indicating that it can be reasonably exploited, and the privileges required for exploitation are low. There is no user interaction required for an attack, and the attack vector is local. While the vulnerability does not have any impact on integrity or confidentiality, it has a high impact on availability. Remediation steps have not been provided in the information given.

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