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CVE-2020-5973

Published: 24 June 2020

NVIDIA Virtual GPU Manager and the guest drivers contain a vulnerability in vGPU plugin, in which there is the potential to execute privileged operations, which may lead to denial of service. This affects vGPU version 8.x (prior to 8.4), version 9.x (prior to 9.4) and version 10.x (prior to 10.3).

From the Ubuntu security team

It was discovered that the NVIDIA virtual GPU guest drivers contained an unspecified vulnerability that could potentially lead to privileged operation execution. An attacker could use this to cause a denial of service.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 4.4

Status

Package Release Status
nvidia-graphics-drivers-390
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (390.138-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
eoan
Released (390.138-0ubuntu0.19.10.1)
focal
Released (390.138-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist

nvidia-graphics-drivers-440
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
bionic
Released (440.100-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
eoan
Released (440.100-0ubuntu0.19.10.1)
focal
Released (440.100-0ubuntu0.20.04.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist

upstream Needs triage

xenial Does not exist