CVE-2016-6916

Published on: 04/24/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:11 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Nexus 9 from Google contain the following vulnerability:

Integer overflow in nvhost_job.c in the NVIDIA video driver for Android, Shield TV before OTA 3.3, Shield Table before OTA 4.4, and Shield Table TK1 before OTA 1.5 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via unspecified vectors, which triggers a buffer overflow.

  • CVE-2016-6916 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 7.2 - HIGH

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Security Bulletin: NVIDIA Tegra Jetson L4T contains multiple vulnerabilities; updates for “BlueBorne” and “Dnsmasq”. | NVIDIA nvidia.custhelp.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4561
Android Security Bulletin—December 2016  |  Android Open Source Project Third Party Advisory
source.android.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM source.android.com/security/bulletin/2016-12-01
Google Nexus NVIDIA Video Driver Multiple Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 94667
Security Bulletin: NVIDIA SHIELD Contains Multiple Vulnerabilities in nvhost_job.c | NVIDIA Vendor Advisory
nvidia.custhelp.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM nvidia.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/4276/~/security-bulletin%3A-nvidia-shield-contains-multiple-vulnerabilities-in

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
HardwareGoogleNexus 9-AllAllAll
HardwareGoogleNexus 9-AllAllAll
HardwareGooglePixel C-AllAllAll
HardwareGooglePixel C-AllAllAll
HardwareNvidiaShield Tablet-AllAllAll
HardwareNvidiaShield Tablet-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NvidiaShield Tablet FirmwareAllAllAllAll
HardwareNvidiaShield Tablet Tk1-AllAllAll
HardwareNvidiaShield Tablet Tk1-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NvidiaShield Tablet Tk1 FirmwareAllAllAllAll
HardwareNvidiaShield Tv-AllAllAll
HardwareNvidiaShield Tv-AllAllAll
Operating
System
NvidiaShield Tv FirmwareAllAllAllAll
ApplicationNvidiaVideo Driver-AllAllAll
ApplicationNvidiaVideo Driver-AllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:h:google:nexus_9:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:google:nexus_9:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:google:pixel_c:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:google:pixel_c:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:nvidia:shield_tablet:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:nvidia:shield_tablet:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:nvidia:shield_tablet_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:nvidia:shield_tablet_tk1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:nvidia:shield_tablet_tk1:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:nvidia:shield_tablet_tk1_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:nvidia:shield_tv:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:h:nvidia:shield_tv:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:nvidia:shield_tv_firmware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:nvidia:video_driver:-:*:*:*:*:android:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:nvidia:video_driver:-:*:*:*:*:android:*:*: