Nest Security Bulletin—September 2023

Published September 05, 2023

You can find past Nest Security Bulletins in the archive.

This Nest Security Bulletin contains details of security vulnerabilities that previously affected Google Nest’s connected home devices.The vulnerabilities listed in this bulletin have been addressed. Devices started receiving (Over-the-Air) OTA updates in September 2023.

Security Patches

Vulnerabilities are grouped under the device family group and component that they affect. There is a description of the issue and a table with the CVE, associated references, type of vulnerability, and severity.

Vulnerabilities are based on the Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) vulnerability naming standard and are organized according to severity, determined by the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) standard.

Speakers

Firmware version 2.57

Firmware is the software installed on your Google Nest device. When a firmware update is available, your device will automatically download the update via an Over-the-Air (OTA) update.

List of Devices included in the update

Nest Audio

Nest Mini

Google Home Mini

Google Home

System

CVE 

Type 

Severity

CVE-2023-2136

RCE

Moderate

Net

CVE 

Type 

Severity

CVE-2016-2183 

ID

Moderate

 

Nest Wifi

Software Versions

  • Nest Wifi Router : 14150.882.9
  • Nest Wifi Point: 1.56.368671

Firmware is the software installed on your Google Nest Wifi devices. When a firmware update is available, your device will automatically download the update via an Over-the-Air (OTA) update.

List of Devices included in the update

Nest Wifi Pro

Nest Wifi Point

Nest Wifi Router

Kernel

CVE 

Type 

Severity

CVE-2022-42720

RCE

Moderate 

OpenThread

CVE 

Type 

Severity

CVE-2023-2626

EoP

Moderate 

 

Common questions and answers

This section answers common questions that may occur after reading this bulletin.

1. How do I determine if my device is updated to address these issues?

Firmware is the software installed on your Google Nest device. When a firmware update is available, your device will automatically download the update via an Over-the-Air (OTA) update.

Find your device's firmware version

2. What do the entries in the Type column mean?

Entries in the Type column of the vulnerability details table reference the classification of the security vulnerability.

Abbreviation

Definition

RCE

Remote code execution

EoP

Elevation of privilege

ID

Information disclosure

DoS

Denial of service

N/A

Classification not available 

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