|CVE IDs||Description||Base Score||Vector|
|CVE‑2021‑1079||NVIDIA GeForce Experience contains a vulnerability in GameStream plugins where log files are created using NT/System level permissions, which may lead to code execution, denial of service, or local privilege escalation. The attacker does not have control over the consequence of a modification nor would they be able to leak information as a direct result of the overwrite.||6.1||AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:H|
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The following table lists the affected NVIDIA software products and versions, and the updated version that includes this security update.
Download the updates through 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 Driver Version|
|CVE‑2021‑1079||GeForce Experience||Windows||All versions prior to 3.22||3.22|
- Earlier software releases that support this product are also affected. If you are using an earlier release, upgrade to the latest release version.
See Security Updates for the version to install.
CVE-2021-1079: NVIDIA thanks Matt Batten and Paolo Stagno for reporting this issue.
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|3.0||May 14, 2021||Clarified the CVE description and updated the CVSS score and vector|
|2.0||April 19, 2021||Updated the Acknowledgements section|
|1.0||April 16, 2021||Initial release|
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