|CVSS SCORE||6.9, (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
The specific flaw exists within the DirectX graphics kernel driver, dxgkrnl.sys. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in an integer overflow before allocating a buffer. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to escalate privileges to the level of SYSTEM.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Richard Zhu (fluorescence)