Security Bulletin: NVIDIA DCGM - August 2021

Updated 10/05/2021 02:18 PM

NVIDIA has released a software update for NVIDIA® Data Center GPU Manager (DCGM). The update addresses security issues that may lead to privilege escalation, total loss of confidentiality and integrity, and complete denial of service. To protect your system, download and install the latest DCGM release from the CUDA repositories.

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Details

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

This section provides a summary of potential vulnerabilities that this security update addresses and their impact. Descriptions use CWE™, and base scores and vectors use CVSS v3.1 standards.
CVE ID Description Base Score Vector
CVE‑2021‑34398 NVIDIA DCGM contains a vulnerability in the DIAG module where any user can inject shared libraries into the DCGM server, which is usually running as root, which may lead to privilege escalation, total loss of confidentiality and integrity, and complete denial of service 7.8 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/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.

The following table lists the NVIDIA software products affected, versions affected, and the updated version that includes this security update.
CVE IDs Addressed Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Version
CVE‑2021‑34398 DCGM Linux DCGM versions up to and including 2.2.8 DCGM 2.2.9

Notes

  • Earlier software branch releases that support this product are also affected. If you are using an earlier branch release, upgrade to the latest branch release.

Mitigations

See Security Updates for the version to install.

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Revision History

Revision History
Revision Date Description
1.0 August 6, 2021 Initial release

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