Security Bulletin: NVIDIA Tegra Jetson L4T contains multiple vulnerabilities; updates for “BlueBorne” and “Dnsmasq”.

Updated 09/29/2021 01:07 PM

NVIDIA Tegra Jetson L4T vulnerabilities may lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, or information disclosure

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Vulnerability Details

The following sections summarize the vulnerabilities. Descriptions use CWE™ and risk assessments follow CVSS.

CVE-2016-2434

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVHOST where an attacker can write an arbitrary value to an arbitrary location, which may lead to an escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 9.3 CVSS Temporal Score: 8.4 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-8482

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVHOST where referencing memory after it has been freed may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 9.3 CVSS Temporal Score: 8.4 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-0429

NVIDIA kernel driver contains a vulnerability in the i2c-hid driver where an attacker has the ability to write an arbitrary value to an arbitrary location, which may lead to an escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 9.3 CVSS Temporal Score: 8.4 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-6789

NVIDIA OpenMax Component contains a vulnerability in LIBNVOMX.SO where an attacker has the ability to write an arbitrary value to an arbitrary location, which may lead to an escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 9.3 CVSS Temporal Score: 8.4 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-0306

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVHOST where an input buffer is copied to an output buffer without checking the size of the input buffer, which may lead to denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 9.3 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.8 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:R

CVE-2017-0307

NVIDIA Tegra kernel contains a vulnerability in DRM driver where the driver performs a calculation to determine how much memory to allocate, but an integer overflow can occur that causes less memory to be allocated than expected, which may lead to a buffer overflow possibly causing a denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

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-2016-3847

NVIDIA Tegra Kernel Driver contains a vulnerability in NVAVP where the buffer size allocated is incorrectly calculated for the size to be used, which could lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

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-2017-0325

NVIDIA kernel driver contains a vulnerability in the i2c-hid driver where an attacker has the ability to write an arbitrary value to an arbitrary location, which may lead to possible escalation of privileges.

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-2016-3814

NVIDIA Kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA camera where the buffer being overwritten is allocated to the heap portion of the memory, which may lead to denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 8.6 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.7 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-0326

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in the Tegra Display Controller driver where an input buffer is copied to an output buffer without checking the size of the input buffer, which may lead to denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 8.5 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.6 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:L/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-6777

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVMAP where referencing memory after it has been freed may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.6 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-6915, CVE-2016-6916, and CVE-2016-6917

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVHOST where an integer overflow to buffer overflow may cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.6 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-6776, CVE-2017-0428, CVE-2016-8426 and CVE-2016-8427

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVHOST where referencing memory after it has been freed may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.6 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-6775

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVMAP where referencing memory after it has been freed may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.6 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-0834

NVIDIA OpenMax Component contains a vulnerability in the Video Decoder driver library libnvmmlite_video.so where a value passed from a user to the driver is not correctly validated and is used as the index to an array, which may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 8.4 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.3 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-0327

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA crypto driver where an input buffer is copied to an output buffer without checking the size of the input buffer, which may lead to denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.4 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3815

NVIDIA Kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA camera where the buffer being overwritten is allocated to the stack, which may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 8.2 CVSS Temporal Score: 7.4 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-8425

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVHOST where referencing memory after it has been freed 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

CVE-2016-8424 and CVE-2016-8429

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVMAP where referencing memory after it has been freed 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

CVE-2017-0331

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVMAP where untrusted data can change between validation and use which may lead to a 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

CVE-2016-8430

NVIDIA Tegra Kernel Driver contains a vulnerability in NVHOST that may occur when the application executes a NULL pointer dereference expected to be valid but is NULL, which may lead to a 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

CVE-2016-8428

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVMAP where there is the potential to read from or write to a memory location that is outside the intended boundary of the buffer, 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

CVE-2016-2491

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA camera kernel mode driver where a calculation to determine memory allocation improperly executes and allots less memory than needed, causing a buffer overflow, which may lead to denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 7.7 CVSS Temporal Score: 6.9 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3793

NVIDIA Tegra Kernel driver contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA camera kernel driver where referencing memory after it has been freed may lead to denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 7.4 CVSS Temporal Score: 6.7 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-6273

NVIDIA ADSP Firmware contains a vulnerability in the ADSP Loader component where there is the potential to write to a memory location that is outside the intended boundary of the buffer, which may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 7.3 CVSS Temporal Score: 6.4 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-8395

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Camera where the buffer being overwritten is allocated on the stack, which may lead to a local permanent denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 7.2 CVSS Temporal Score: 6.5 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-8400

NVIDIA OpenMax Component contains a vulnerability in LIBNVRM where there is the potential to read or write a buffer using an index or pointer that references a memory location after the end of the buffer, which may lead to a denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score 7.1 CVSS Temporal Score 6.4 CVSS Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-8449

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVMAP where referencing memory after it has been freed may lead to denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 7.0 CVSS Temporal Score: 6.3 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-0332

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA cryptodev where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, which may lead to a denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 6.7 CVSS Temporal Score: 5.8 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3873

NVIDIA Tegra Kernel Driver contains a vulnerability where the DVS Framework does not validate or incorrectly validates input that can affect the control flow or data flow of a program, which may lead to a possible escalation of privileges.

CVSS Base Score: 6.5 CVSS Temporal Score: 5.9 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2016-3930

NVIDIA Tegra Kernel Driver contains a vulnerability in MMC Driver that may occur when the application executes a NULL pointer dereference expected to be valid but is NULL, which may lead to a denial of service or possible escalation of privileges.

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-2016-8397

NVIDIA Tegra kernel driver contains a vulnerability in NVMAP where uninitialized stack memory may be leaked to the user, which may lead to possible information disclosure.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3 CVSS Temporal Score: 3.9 CVSS Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

CVE-2017-1000251 and CVE-2017-1000250

Jetson L4T has addressed Linux vulnerabilities that have been referred to as “BlueBorne.” For more information about these issues, visit the Ubuntu® website.

CVE-2017-14491, CVE-2017-14492, CVE-2017-14493, CVE-2017-14494, CVE-2017-14495 and CVE-2017-14496

Jetson L4T has addressed several Linux vulnerabilities in Dnsmasq. For more information about these issues visit the Ubuntu® website.

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 Products

Affected Products
CVE Product OS
CVE-2016-2434 CVE-2016-3873 CVE-2016-3930 CVE-2017-0327 CVE-2017-0332 CVE-2017-0326 CVE-2016-8397 CVE-2016-8449 CVE-2016-8428 CVE-2016-8424 CVE-2016-8425 CVE-2016-8426 CVE-2017-0428 CVE-2016-8482 CVE-2016-8429 CVE-2017-0429 CVE-2017-0306 CVE-2017-0331 CVE-2016-6775 CVE-2016-8400 Jetson TK1 and Jetson TX1 (R21and R24) L4T/Linux
CVE-2017-0307 CVE-2016-0834 CVE-2016-8430 CVE-2016-3814 CVE-2016-2491 CVE-2016-6915 CVE-2016-6916 CVE-2016-6917 CVE-2016-3793 CVE-2016-3847 Jetson TK1 (R21) L4T/Linux
CVE-2017-0325 CVE-2016-6789 CVE-2016-8395 CVE-2016-6777 CVE-2016-8427 CVE-2016-6776 CVE-2016-3815 CVE-2017-6273 Jetson TX1 (R24) L4T/Linux
CVE-2017-1000251 CVE-2017-1000250 CVE-2017-14491 CVE-2017-14492 CVE-2017-14493 CVE-2017-14494 CVE-2017-14495 CVE-2017-14496 Jetson TK1 and Jetson TX1 (R21 and R24) L4T/Linux

Fixes

When they are available, you can download the fixes from the NVIDIA DevZone.

Fixes>
Product Product Series OS Fixed Version
Jetson Jetson TK1 L4T/Linux BSP 21.6 found on the NVIDIA DevZone
Jetson Jetson TX1 L4T/Linux BSP 24.2.2 found on the NVIDIA DevZone

Mitigations

None.

Acknowledgements

CVE-2017-0306, CVE-2016-6915, CVE-2016-6916, CVE-2016-6917: NVIDIA was informed of these issues by Nathan Crandall of the Tesla Motors Product Security Team.

Revision History

Revision History
Revision Date Description
3.0 October 25, 2017 Updated the information about the fix for the Jetson TK1 product series to reflect that the fix is now available.
2.0 October 17, 2017 Updated the title to mention additional vulnerabilities and updated the product versions in Affected Products
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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