Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GeForce Experience - November 2018

Answer ID 4740
Updated 11/19/2018 02:20 PM
NVIDIA has released a software update for GeForce Experience. This update addresses issues that may lead to escalation of privileges or information disclosure. To protect your system, download and install this software update through the GeForce Experience Downloads page.

Details

This section summarizes the potential impact that this security update addresses. Descriptions use CWE™, and base scores and vectors follow CVSS V3 standards.

CVE Description Base Score Vector
 CVE‑2018‑6263 NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in which an attacker who has access to a local user account can plant a malicious dynamic link library (DLL) during application installation, which may lead to escalation of privileges.  8.8  AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
 CVE‑2018‑6265 NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability during application installation on Windows 7 in elevated privilege mode, where a local user who initiates a browser session may obtain escalation of privileges on the browser.   8.2  AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
 CVE‑2018‑6266 NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability where a local user may obtain third party integration parameters which may lead to information disclosure.  5.5  AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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 to your specific configuration.

 

Security Updates

The following table lists the software products and versions affected by these potential vulnerabilities, and the updated versions that address these vulnerabilities.

 Software Product  Operating System  Affected Versions  Updated Version
 GeForce Experience  Windows  All versions prior to 3.16  3.16

Download the updates from the NVIDIA GeForce Experience Downloads page, or open the client to automatically apply the security update.

Notes:

  • Affected versions include the versions listed and all earlier branches and releases.
  • If you are using an unsupported version or an earlier unsupported branch, upgrade to the latest supported version. To identify products that are no longer supported, contact NVIDIA Support.

 

Mitigations

None. See Security Updates for the versions to install.

 

Acknowledgements

CVE-2018-6263: NVIDIA thanks Pierre-Alexandre Braeken for reporting this issue. 

CVE-2018-6266: NVIDIA thanks Akshay Jain for reporting this issue.
 

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
 1.0  November 19, 2018  Initial release

 

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