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CVE-2020-5963

Published: 24 June 2020

NVIDIA Windows GPU Display Driver, all versions, contains a vulnerability in the Inter Process Communication APIs, in which improper access control may lead to code execution, denial of service, or information disclosure.

From the Ubuntu security team

Thomas E. Carroll discovered that the NVIDIA Cuda grpahics driver did not properly perform access control when performing IPC. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 7.8

Status

Package Release Status
nvidia-graphics-drivers-390
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (390.138-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (390.138-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

nvidia-graphics-drivers-440
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (440.100-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (440.100-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist