Security Bulletin: NVIDIA Installer Framework contains a vulnerability in NVISystemService64 affecting GFE

Answer ID 4560
Updated 10/16/2017 12:29 PM

NVIDIA Installer Framework contains a vulnerability which may lead to denial of service or escalation of privileges

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Vulnerability Details

The following section summarizes the vulnerability. The description uses CWE™ and the risk assessment follows CVSS.

CVE-2017-0316

NVIDIA Installer Framework contains a vulnerability in NVISystemService64 where a value passed from a user to the driver is used without validation, which may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score: 5.8
CVSS Vector: CVSS: 3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:U

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 Operating System
GeForce Experience 3.x Windows

Fixes

Download the fixes from the NVIDIA GeForce Experience Downloads page.

Product Product Series OS First version that includes the fix
GeForce Experience (GFE) 3.x Windows GFE 3.10.0.55

Note:

  • Fixes to this issue require you to upgrade to the GFE version specified in the table and have GPU Display Driver R384 (385.55 or higher) or R387 (387.68 or higher).
  • If you are using an earlier product series of GFE, upgrade to a supported series that contains the fix as listed in the table.

Mitigations

None.

Acknowledgements

CVE-2017-0316: NVIDIA was informed of this issue by Tim Harrison.

Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.1 October 16, 2017 Updated the title to mention GFE
1.0 October 16, 2017 Initial release

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How do I know what driver version I have installed?

  1. Launch Windows Device Manager.
  2. Select Display Adapters.
  3. Select the NVIDIA GPU node and right-click.
  4. Go to the Driver tab.

The driver version can be deciphered as shown in the following examples: 10.18.13.6472 is 364.72 and 10.18.13.472 is 304.72

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