Security Bulletin: NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet Security Update for a Media Server Vulnerability

Answer ID 4632
Updated 03/22/2018 01:40 PM

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet 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 potential vulnerability. The description uses CWE™ and the risk assessment follows CVSS.

CVE-2017-6276

NVIDIA Tegra OpenMax Component contains a vulnerability in LIBNVMMLITE_VIDEO.SO, where the media server may be referencing memory after it has been freed, which may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: 7.0
CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/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 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 Software Version

The following software version and driver branch is impacted by the issue described in this bulletin.

CVE Product OS Version
CVE-2017-6276 SHIELD Tablet Software Android SHIELD Experience 5.3 and prior

Notes:

  • For available security updates, see Software Security Updates.

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  • Support may have expired for certain software versions or driver branches. Contact NVIDIA Support with any questions.

Software Security Updates

The following supported software version contains the security update for the issue described in this bulletin. If you are using an unsupported software version or an earlier driver branch that is no longer supported, upgrade to the updated supported version listed.

Product OS Updated Version
SHIELD Tablet Android SHIELD Experience 5.4

Notes:

  • Updates for SHIELD are available from Settings>About >System update.

  • SHIELD Tablet 5.4 also contains updates for CPU speculative side-channel vulnerabilities. For more information, see Security Bulletin ID: 4614.

Acknowledgements

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 March 22, 2018 Initial release
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