|CVE‑2019‑5688||NVIDIA kernel mode driver (nvflash.sys, nvflsh32.sys, and nvflsh64.sys) contains a vulnerability in which authenticated users with administrative privileges can gain access to device memory and registers of other devices not managed by NVIDIA, which may lead to escalation of privileges, information disclosure, or denial of service.||6.7||AV:L/AC:L/PR:H/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H|
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The following table lists the NVIDIA software products affected and the updated versions that include this security update.
|Software Product||Operating System||Updated Version|
- NVFlash and NVUFlash
- This product update is available only to NVIDIA OEMs and partners.
- There is no action for end-users.
- GPUModeSwitch product update is available by logging in to the NVIDIA Enterprise Application Hub to download updates from the NVIDIA Licensing Center.
None. See Security Updates for the version to install.
CVE‑2019‑5688: NVIDIA thanks Jesse Michael and Mickey Shkatov of Eclypsium for reporting this issue.
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|2.0||November 14, 2019||Added GPUModeSwitch to affected products|
|1.0||November 6, 2019||Initial release|
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