|CVE IDs||Description||Base Score||Vector|
|CVE‑2020‑5977||NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in NVIDIA Web Helper NodeJS Web Server in which an uncontrolled search path is used to load a node module, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, escalation of privileges, and information disclosure.||8.2||AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H|
|CVE‑2020‑5990||NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in the ShadowPlay component which may lead to local privilege escalation, code execution, denial of service or information disclosure.||7.3||AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H|
|CVE‑2020‑5978||NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in its services in which a folder is created by
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The following table lists the NVIDIA software products affected, versions affected, and the updated version that includes this security update.
Download the updates from the GeForce Experience Downloads page or open the client to automatically apply the security update.
|CVE IDs Addressed||Software Product||Operating System||Affected Versions||Updated Version|
|CVE‑2020‑5977 CVE‑2020‑5978 CVE‑2020‑5990||GeForce Experience||Windows||All versions prior to 188.8.131.52||184.108.40.206|
See Security Updates for the version to install.
NVIDIA thanks following individuals for reporting the issues:
- CVE‑2020‑5977: Xavier DANEST of Decathlon and Boris Ryutin
- CVE‑2020‑5978: Hashim Jawad of ACTIVELabs
- CVE‑2020‑5990: Hashim Jawad of ACTIVELabs
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|2.0||October 28, 2020||Updated the acknowledgements for CVE‑2020‑5977|
|1.0||October 22, 2020||Initial release|
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