Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GPU Display Driver - November 2019

Updated 12/04/2019 11:57 AM

NVIDIA has released a software security update for NVIDIA GPU Display Driver. This update addresses issues that may lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, or information disclosure.

To protect your system, download and install this software update through the NVIDIA Driver Downloads page or, for the vGPU software update, through the NVIDIA Licensing Center.

Go to NVIDIA Product Security.


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‑2019‑5690 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape in which the size of an input buffer is not validated, which may lead to denial of service or escalation of privileges. 7.8 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2019‑5691 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape in which a NULL pointer is dereferenced, which may lead to denial of service or escalation of privileges. 7.8 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2019‑5692 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) handler for DxgkDdiEscape in which the product uses untrusted input when calculating or using an array index, which may lead to escalation of privileges or denial of service. 7.1 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2019‑5693 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the kernel mode layer (nvlddmkm.sys) in which the program accesses or uses a pointer that has not been initialized, which may lead to denial of service. 6.5 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE‑2019‑5694 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Control Panel in which it 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. The attacker requires local system access. 6.5 AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2019‑5695 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the local service provider component in which an attacker with local system and privileged access can incorrectly load 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
CVE‑2019‑5696 NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager contains a vulnerability in which the provision of an incorrectly sized buffer by a guest VM leads to GPU out-of-bound access, which may lead to a denial of service. 5.5 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
CVE‑2019‑5697 NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager contains a vulnerability in which it may grant a guest access to memory that it does not own, which may lead to information disclosure or denial of service. 5.3 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L
CVE‑2019‑5698 NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager contains a vulnerability in the vGPU plugin, in which an input index value is incorrectly validated, which may lead to denial of service. 5.1 AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/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 to your local installation. NVIDIA recommends consulting a security or IT professional to evaluate the risk to your specific configuration.

Security Updates for NVIDIA GPU Display Driver

The following table lists the NVIDIA software products affected, versions affected, and the updated version available from nvidia.com that includes this security update. Download the updates from the NVIDIA Driver Downloads page.

Windows

CVEs Addressed Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Versions
CVE‑2019‑5690
CVE‑2019‑5691
CVE‑2019‑5692
CVE‑2019‑5693
CVE‑2019‑5695
GeForce Windows All R440 versions prior to 441.12 441.12
Quadro, NVS Windows All R440 versions prior to 441.12 441.12
All R430 versions prior to 431.98 431.98
All R418 versions prior to 426.32 426.32
Tesla Windows All R440 versions prior to 441.22 441.22
All R418 versions Available the week of December 2, 2019
CVE‑2019‑5690
CVE‑2019‑5691
CVE‑2019‑5692
CVE‑2019‑5693
CVE‑2019‑5694
CVE‑2019‑5695
Quadro, NVS Windows All R390 versions 392.58

Notes:

  • Your computer hardware vendor may provide you with Windows GPU display driver versions including 441.03, 436.50, 431.98, 426.25, 392.58 which also contain the security updates.
  • The table above may not be a comprehensive list of all affected supported versions or branch releases and may be updated as more information becomes available.
  • Earlier software branch releases that support these products are also affected. If you are using an earlier branch release, upgrade to the latest branch release.

Security Updates for NVIDIA vGPU Software

The following table lists the NVIDIA software products affected, versions affected, and the updated version that includes this security update. Log in to the NVIDIA Enterprise Application Hub to download updates from the NVIDIA Licensing Center.

CVEs Addressed Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Version
vGPU Software Driver vGPU Software Driver
CVE‑2019‑5698 vGPU software Windows 9.1 431.79 9.2 432.08
9.0 431.02
8.1 426.04 8.2 426.26
8.0 425.31
CVE‑2019‑5698 vGPU software Linux 9.1 430.46 9.2 430.63
9.0 430.30
8.1 418.92 8.2 418.109
8.0 418.70
CVE‑2019‑5696
CVE‑2019‑5697
CVE‑2019‑5698
vGPU software manager Citrix Hypervisor,
VMware vSphere,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux KVM,
Nutanix AHV
9.1 430.46 9.2 430.63
9.0 430.27
8.1 418.92 8.2 418.109
8.0 418.66

Notes:

  • The table above may not be a comprehensive list of all affected supported versions or branch releases and may be updated as more information becomes available.
  • Earlier software branch releases that support these products are also affected. If you are using an earlier branch release, upgrade to the latest branch release.

Mitigations

None. See Security Updates for NVIDIA GPU Display Driver or Security Updates for NVIDIA vGPU Software for the version to install.

Acknowledgements

NVIDIA thanks Peleg Hadar of SafeBreach Labs for reporting the following issues:

  • CVE-2019-5694
  • CVE-2019-5695

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
5.0 November 26, 2019 Added information about driver updates for vGPU software v9.2
4.0  November 19, 2019 Added information about driver updates for the Quadro R418 and Tesla R440 releases.
3.0 November 14, 2019
Added information about driver updates for the Quadro R430 and R390 releases.
Updated the availability date for the Tesla R418 driver update.
2.0 November 7, 2019 Added notes about security updates for NVIDIA GPU Display Driver
1.0 November 6, 2019 Initial release

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