Nvidia Display Driver Service Attack Escalates Privileges on Windows Machines

There’s nothing like a zero-day to ruin the holiday break, but that’s just what may be in store for engineers at Nvidia after a researcher discovered a new vulnerability in the Nvidia Display Driver Service. The flaw could hand over administrator privileges on Windows machines to an attacker.

Peter Winter-Smith, formerly with the NGS Software of the U.K., posted details of the vulnerability and exploit...


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