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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
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