Security Bulletin: NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit - October 2020

Updated 11/03/2020 08:38 AM

NVIDIA has released a software update for NVIDIA® CUDA® Toolkit software. This update addresses security issues that may lead to code execution, denial of service, or information disclosure.

To protect your system, download and install this software update from the CUDA Toolkit Downloads page

Go to NVIDIA Product Security.


Details

This section provides a summary of potential vulnerabilities and their impact that this security update addresses. Descriptions use CWE™, and base scores and vectors use CVSS v3.1 standards.

CVE IDs Description Base Score Vector
CVE‑2020‑5991

NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit contains a vulnerability in the NVJPEG library in which an out-of-bounds read or write operation may lead to code execution, denial of service, or information disclosure.

6.6 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/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

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 CUDA Toolkit Downloads page to apply the security update.

CVE IDs Addressed Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Version
CVE‑2020‑5991 CUDA Toolkit Windows All versions prior to CUDA Toolkit 11.1.1 CUDA Toolkit 11.1.1

Mitigations

See Security Updates for the version to install.

Acknowledgements

NVIDIA thanks the following individuals for reporting the issue:

  • CVE‑2020‑5991: Weidang Peng of Qihoo 360 AIVUL Team

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 October 29, 2020 Initial release

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