Security Bulletin: NVIDIA Jetson AGX Xavier Series, Jetson Xavier NX, Jetson TX1, Jetson TX2 Series (including Jetson TX2 NX), and Jetson Nano (including Jetson Nano 2GB) - March 2022

Updated 03/08/2022 03:08 PM

NVIDIA has released a software update for NVIDIA® Jetson AGX Xavier™ series, Jetson Xavier™ NX, Jetson TX1, Jetson TX2 series (including Jetson TX2 NX), and Jetson Nano™ devices (including Jetson Nano 2GB) in the NVIDIA JetPack™ software development kit (SDK). The update addresses security issues that may lead to denial of service, escalation of privileges, and impact to data integrity and confidentiality.

To protect your system, download and install the latest NVIDIA JetPack SDK from Jetson Download Center.

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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.

 
CVE ID Description Base Score Vector
CVE‑2021‑34401 NVIDIA Linux kernel distributions contain a vulnerability in nvmap NVGPU_IOCTL_CHANNEL_SET_ERROR_NOTIFIER, where improper access control may lead to code execution, compromised integrity, or denial of service. The scope impact may extend to other components. 8.8 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2021‑4034 NVIDIA Jetson sample file system contains a vulnerability related in polkit's pkexec utility which can lead to local privilege escalation, causing impact to data confidentiality, data integrity, and service availability.  7.8 AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVE‑2022‑21819 NVIDIA distributions of Jetson Linux contain a vulnerability where an error in the IOMMU configuration may allow an unprivileged attacker with physical access to the board direct read/write access to the entire system address space through the PCI bus. Such an attack could result in denial of service, code execution, escalation of privileges, and impact to data integrity and confidentiality. The scope impact may extend to other components. 7.6 AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/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 evaluating 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. To protect your system, download and install the latest NVIDIA JetPack SDK from Jetson Download Center.

CVE IDs Addressed Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Version
CVE‑2021‑4034
CVE‑2021‑34401
Jetson AGX Xavier series,
Jetson Xavier NX, 
Jetson TX1,
Jetson TX2 series,
Jetson TX2 NX
Jetson Linux All 32.x versions prior to 32.7.1 32.7.1
CVE‑2021‑4034
CVE‑2021‑34401
CVE‑2022‑21819
Jetson Nano,
Jetson Nano 2GB
Jetson Linux All 32.x versions prior to 32.7.1 32.7.1

Notes:

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

Mitigations

None. See Security Updates for the version to install.

Acknowledgements

CVE‑2022‑21819 - NVIDIA thanks Bennie Affleck of The Good Penguin Ltd for reporting this issue.

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0
March 8, 2022
Initial release

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