|CVE ID||Description||Base Score||Vector|
NVIDIA DGX-1 and NVIDIA DGX-2 systems contain a vulnerability in which insecure default variable initialization for the Intel BIOS Shared Software Architecture (BSSA) Design for Test (DFT) feature may allow a privileged user to potentially enable an escalation of privilege via local access.
For more information, see Intel BSSA DFT Advisory INTEL-SA-00525 .
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.
The following table lists the NVIDIA software products affected, versions affected, and the updated version that includes this security update.
|CVE IDs Addressed||Hardware Platform||System||Affected Versions||Updated Version|
|CVE‑2021‑0144||NVIDIA DGX Systems||DGX-1||All firmware versions prior to v22.214.171.124||v21.06.8|
|DGX-2||All firmware versions prior to v126.96.36.199||v21.06.7|
Earlier firmware releases that support this product are also affected. If you are using an earlier release, upgrade to the latest firmware release version.
NVIDIA DGX A100 and DGX Station A100 are not affected by CVE‑2021‑0144.
See Security Updates for the version to install.
CVE‑2021‑0144: Discovered by Alexander Tereshkin, Alexander Matrosov, and Adam ‘pi3’ Zabrocki of NVIDIA Product Security Team.
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|1.0||July 22, 2021||Initial release|
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