Security Bulletin: NVIDIA Omniverse Nucleus and Omniverse Cache - April 2022

Updated 04/28/2022 05:23 PM

NVIDIA has released a software update for the Windows versions of Omniverse™ Nucleus and Omniverse Cache to address a security issue that may lead to code execution, impacting confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

To protect your system, open the Omniverse Launcher and apply the appropriate update. If you have Nucleus installed, apply the update in the Nucleus tab. If you have Cache installed, apply the Cache update in the Library tab.

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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‑2022‑28198 NVIDIA Omniverse Nucleus and Cache contain a vulnerability in its configuration of OpenSSL, where an attacker with physical access to the system can cause arbitrary code execution which can impact confidentiality, integrity, and availability. 6.6 AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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 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, open the Omniverse Launcher and apply the appropriate update.

  • If you have Nucleus installed, apply the update in the Nucleus tab.
  • If you have Cache installed, apply the Cache update in the Library tab.
CVE IDs Addressed Software Product Operating System Affected Versions Updated Version
CVE‑2022‑28198 Omniverse Nucleus  Windows 2021.3.2 2022.1.1
Omniverse Cache Windows 2021.3.0 2022.1.1

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‑2022‑28198: NVIDIA thanks Xavier Danest - Decathlon for reporting this issue.

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Revision History

Revision Date Description
1.0 April 28, 2022 Initial release

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