Security Bulletin: NVIDIA Shield contains multiple vulnerabilities in Mediaserver and Kernel

Answer ID 4267
Updated 12/07/2016 08:28 AM

SHIELD VULNERABILITIES IN THE KERNEL AND MEDIASERVER MAY LEAD TO ELEVATION OF PRIVILEGE


Vulnerability Details

CVE-2016-3847

Kernel nvavp driver heap write overflow (Android Security Bulletin - August 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: 7.9
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3815

Kernel camera driver stack read of user-controlled length (Android Security Bulletin - July 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 7.9
CVSS Temporal Score: 7.1
CVSS Vector:CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3873

Elevation of privilege vulnerability in NVIDIA kernel (Android Security Bulletin - September 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 7.3
CVSS Temporal Score: 6.6
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)

CVE-2016-3933

Elevation of privilege vulnerability in Mediaserver (Android Security Bulletin - October 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 6.7
CVSS Temporal Score: 6.0
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3844

Mediaserver libnvomx.so privilege escalation (Android Security Bulletin - August 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 6.6
CVSS Temporal Score: 5.9
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3930

Elevation of privilege vulnerability in NVIDIA MMC test driver (Android Security Bulletin - October 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score: 4.6
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)

CVE-2016-3793

Kernel camera driver race condition use-after-free (Android Security Bulletin - July 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 4.7
CVSS Temporal Score: 4.2
CVSS Vector:CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:H/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-6677

Information disclosure vulnerability in NVIDIA GPU driver (Android Security Bulletin - October 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 3.4
CVSS Temporal Score: 3.1
CVSS Vector:CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3848

Kernel nvavp driver race condition privilege escalation (Android Security Bulletin - August 2016)

CVSS Base Score: 2.5
CVSS Temporal Score: 2.3
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-6686, CVE-2016-6687, CVE-2016-6688

Information disclosure vulnerability in NVIDIA profiler (Android Security Bulletin - October 2016)
CVSS Base Score: 2.3
CVSS Temporal Score: 2.1
CVSS Vector:CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

NVIDIA’s risk assessment is based on an average of risk across a diverse set of installed systems and may not represent the true risk of your local installation. NVIDIA recommends consulting a local security or IT professional to evaluate the risk of your specific configuration. NVIDIA doesn’t know of any exploits to these issues at this time.

Affected Products

CVE

Product

Impacted Installed Component

OS

CVE-2016-3793, CVE-2016-3847, CVE-2016-3848, CVE-2016-6677,

CVE-2016-6686, CVE-2016-6687, CVE-2016-6688

Shield Tablet

Shield Tablet TK1

Kernel

Android

CVE-2016-3815, CVE-2016-3873, CVE-2016-3930

Shield TV

Shield Tablet

Shield Tablet K1

Kernel

Android

CVE-2016-3844, CVE-2016-3933

Shield TV

Shield Tablet

Shield Tablet K1

libnvomx.so

Android

 

Fixes

Fixes for SHIELD are available from Settings>About>System update.

Product OS Branch First Version That Includes All the Fixes
Shield TV Android Rel-24-foster-r7 OTA 3.3
Shield Tablet Android Rel-24-sb-r1 OTA 4.4
Shield Tablet K1 Android Rel-24-sb-r1 OTA 1.5

 

Mitigations

None

Acknowledgements

•     Nathan Crandall (@natecray) of Tesla Motors Product Security Team: CVE-2016-3847, CVE-2016-3848
•     Peter Pi (@heisecode) of Trend Micro: CVE-2016-3793
•     Scott Bauer (@ScottyBauer1): CVE-2016-3815
•     Chiachih Wu (@chiachih_wu), Mingjian Zhou (@Mingjian_Zhou), and Xuxian Jiang of C0RE Team: CVE-2016-3844
•     Sagi Kedmi, IBM Security X-Force Researcher: CVE-2016-3873
•     Jianqiang Zhao (@jianqiangzhao) and pjf of IceSword Lab, Qihoo 360: CVE-2016-6688, CVE-2016-6677, CVE-2016-6687, CVE-2016-6686, CVE-2016-3930
•     Mingjian Zhou (@Mingjian_Zhou), Chiachih Wu (@chiachih_wu), and Xuxian Jiang of C0RE Team: CVE-2016-3933

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.1 December 5, 2016 Corrected OTA versions in Fixes table
1.0 November 30, 2016 Initial release


 

 

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