Security Notice: NVIDIA Response to “Rendered Insecure: GPU Side Channel Attacks are Practical” - November 2018

Answer ID 4738
Updated 11/09/2018 11:09 AM

November 9, 2018

This notice is a response to the October 2018 publication “Rendered Insecure: GPU Side Channel Attacks are Practical” regarding a software security issue in the NVIDIA GPU Graphics Driver.

NVIDIA worked closely with the researchers and evaluated the issue following the Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure process.

NVIDIA assessed this issue with a base CVSS V3 score of 2.2 (low). NVIDIA will address the issue with a driver release and post a security bulletin on the NVIDIA Product Security page.


Details

CVE Description Base Score CVSS V3 Vector
CVE‑2018‑6260 NVIDIA graphics driver contains a vulnerability that may allow access to application data processed on the GPU through a side channel exposed by the GPU performance counters. Local user access is required. This is not a network or remote attack vector. 2.2 AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

 

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 November 09, 2018 Initial release

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