Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GeForce Experience - November 2019

Answer ID 4860
Updated 11/06/2019 10:23 AM

NVIDIA has released a software security update for NVIDIA® GeForce Experience™. This update addresses issues that may lead to code execution, information disclosure, or denial of service. To protect your system, download and install this software update through the GeForce Experience Downloads page.

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Details

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

CVE Description Base Score Vector
CVE‑2019‑5701 NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability when GameStream is enabled in which an attacker with local system access can load the Intel graphics driver DLLs without validating the path or signature (also known as a binary planting or DLL preloading attack), which may lead to denial of service, information disclosure or escalation of privileges through code execution. 7.8

AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE‑2019‑5689 NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in the Downloader component in which a user with local system access can craft input that may allow malicious files to be downloaded and saved.This behavior may lead to code execution, denial of service, or information disclosure. 6.7

AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

CVE‑2019‑5695 NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in the local service provider component in which an attacker with local system and privileged access can incorrectly loads Windows system DLLs without validating the path or signature (also known as a binary planting or DLL preloading attack), which may lead to denial of service or information disclosure through code execution. 6.5

AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

The NVIDIA 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 NVIDIA software products affected, versions affected, and the updated versions that include this security update.

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

Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Version
GeForce Experience Windows All versions prior to 3.20.1 3.20.1

Notes:

  • Earlier software branch releases that support this product are also affected. If you are using an earlier branch release, upgrade to the latest release.

Mitigations

None. See Security Updates for the version to install.

Acknowledgements

NVIDIA thanks following reporters for reporting the issues.

  • CVE-2019-5701: Hashim Jawad of ACTIVELabs
  • CVE-2019-5689: Siyuan Yi of Chengdu University of Technology
  • CVE-2019-5695: Peleg Hadar of SafeBreach Labs

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 November 6, 2019 Initial release

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