Vulnerabilities > CVE-2022-21821 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound vulnerability in Nvidia Cuda Toolkit
NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit SDK contains an integer overflow vulnerability in cuobjdump.To exploit this vulnerability, a remote attacker would require a local user to download a specially crafted, corrupted file and locally execute cuobjdump against the file. Such an attack may lead to remote code execution that causes complete denial of service and an impact on data confidentiality and integrity.
Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE)
Common Attack Pattern Enumeration and Classification (CAPEC)
- Forced Integer Overflow This attack forces an integer variable to go out of range. The integer variable is often used as an offset such as size of memory allocation or similarly. The attacker would typically control the value of such variable and try to get it out of range. For instance the integer in question is incremented past the maximum possible value, it may wrap to become a very small, or negative number, therefore providing a very incorrect value which can lead to unexpected behavior. At worst the attacker can execute arbitrary code.