Security Bulletin: NVIDIA GPU Display Driver - February 2020

Updated 03/10/2020 09:25 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 Portal.

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.

CVEs for NVIDIA GPU Display Driver

CVE Description Base Score Vector
CVE‑2020‑5957 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA Control Panel component in which an attacker with local system access can corrupt a system file, which may lead to denial of service or escalation of privileges. 8.4 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:N/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2020‑5958 NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver contains a vulnerability in the NVIDIA Control Panel component in which an attacker with local system access can plant a malicious DLL file, which 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

CVEs for NVIDIA vGPU Software

CVE Description Base Score Vector
CVE‑2020‑5959 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. 7.8 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2020‑5960 NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager contains a vulnerability in the kernel module (nvidia.ko), where a null pointer dereference may occur, 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‑2020‑5961 NVIDIA vGPU graphics driver for guest OS contains a vulnerability in which an incorrect resource clean up on a failure path can impact the guest VM, leading to denial of service. 5.5 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/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

CVE Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Versions
CVE‑2020‑5957
CVE‑2020‑5958
GeForce Windows All R440 versions prior to 442.50 442.50
Quadro, NVS Windows All R440 versions prior to 442.50 442.50
All R430 versions prior to 432.28 432.28
All R418 versions prior to 426.50 426.50
All R390 versions prior 392.59 392.59
Tesla Windows All R440 versions prior to 442.50 442.50
All R418 versions prior to 426.50 426.50

Notes:

  • Your computer hardware vendor may provide you with Windows GPU display driver versions including 442.05 and 436.73 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 vGPU Software Component Operating System Affected Versions Updated Version
vGPU Software Driver vGPU Software Driver
CVE‑2020‑5661 vGPU graphics driver for guest OS Windows 10.1 442.06 Planned for April 2020
10.0 441.66
9.2 432.08 9.3 432.33
9.1 431.79
9.0 412.02
8.2 426.26 8.3 426.52
8.1 426.04
8.0 425.26

CVE‑2020‑5961

vGPU graphics driver for guest OS

Linux

10.1 440.56 Planned for April 2020
10.0 440.43
9.2 430.63 9.3 430.83
9.1 430.46
9.0 430.30
8.2 418.43 8.3

418.130

8.1 418.92
8.0 418.70
CVE‑2020‑5959
CVE‑2020‑5960
Virtual GPU Manager

Citrix Hypervisor,
VMware vSphere,
Red Hat Enterprise Linux KVM,
Nutanix AHV

10.1 440.53 Planned for April 2020
10.0 440.43
9.2 430.67 9.3 430.83
9.1 430.46
9.0 430.27
8.2 418.109 8.3

418.130

8.1 418.92
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

CVE‑2020‑5957 - NVIDIA thanks Zhiniang Peng (@edwardzpeng) of Qihoo 360 Core Security and Xuefeng Li for reporting the issues.

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
3.0 March 10, 2020 Added information about the Tesla R440 driver update and driver updates for vGPU software 9.3
2.0 March 5, 2020 Corrected an error in a CVE number in the table of security updates for NVIDIA vGPU software
1.0 February 28, 2020 Initial release

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