Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper.exe affects NVIDIA GeForce Experience (CVE-2016-8827)

Answer ID 4279
Updated 05/15/2017 10:45 AM

NVIDIA GeForce Experience vulnerability may lead to directory traversal


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Vulnerability Details

CVE-2016-8827

NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper.exe where a local web API endpoint, /VisualOPS/v.1.0./, lacks proper access control and parameter validation, allowing for information disclosure through a directory traversal attack.

CVSS Base Score: 7.4
CVSS Temporal Score: 6.6
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:R

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

Product OS
GeForce Experience 3.x Windows

Fixes

You can download the fixes from the NVIDIA GeForce Experience Download page.

Product Product Series OS Branch First version that includes the fix
GeForce Experience All Windows R375 GFE 3.1.0.52

Mitigations

None

Acknowledgements

NVIDIA was informed of this issue by Oden Schmit.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 December 14, 2016  Initial release
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