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NVIDIA Patches Command Execution Vulnerability in GeForce Experience

June 4, 2019

The NVIDIA GFE is a companion application installed alongside GeForce drivers, which allows users to capture and share videos, screenshots, and live streams, while also providing the means to keep drivers updated and game settings optimized.

Tracked as CVE-2019-5678 and residing in a local “Web Helper” server that GFE launches on startup, the vulnerability could be exploited by tricking a victim into visiting a crafted web site and making a few key presses, David Yesland, security researcher with Rhino Security Labs, says.

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