CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-1101

NULL Pointer Dereference

Published: Jul 21, 2021 | Modified: Sep 14, 2021
CVSS 3.x
5.5
MEDIUM
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVSS 2.x
2.1 LOW
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

NVIDIA vGPU software contains a vulnerability in the Virtual GPU Manager (vGPU plugin), where it can dereference a NULL pointer, which may lead to denial of service. This affects vGPU version 12.x (prior to 12.3), version 11.x (prior to 11.5) and version 8.x (prior 8.8).

Weakness

A NULL pointer dereference occurs when the application dereferences a pointer that it expects to be valid, but is NULL, typically causing a crash or exit.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Virtual_gpu Nvidia 8.0 *
Virtual_gpu Nvidia 11.0 *
Virtual_gpu Nvidia 12.0 *

Potential Mitigations

References