Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper.exe (repackaged Node.js)

Answer ID 4459
Updated 05/15/2017 10:41 AM

NVIDIA GeForce Experience addresses the bypassing of application whitelisting through NVIDIA bundled Node.js


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Vulnerability Details

The following section summarizes the vulnerability and CVSS risk assessment.

CVE-2017-6250

NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper.exe, where untrusted script execution may lead to violation of application execution policy and local code execution.

CVSS Base Score: 8.8
CVSS Temporal Score: 8.2
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/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 security or IT professional to evaluate the risk of your specific configuration.

Affected Products

Product OS
GeForce Experience 3.x Windows

Fixes

The OTA update will automatically apply the fix. You can also download the fix from the NVIDIA GeForce Experience Download page.

Product Product Series OS First version that includes the fix
GeForce Experience 3.x Windows GFE 3.5.0.76

Mitigations

None.

Acknowledgements

None.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 April 27, 2017 Initial Release
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