Advisory Published


First published: Fri Feb 04 2022(Updated: )

AMD Radeon Software may be vulnerable to DLL Hijacking through path variable. An unprivileged user may be able to drop its malicious DLL file in any location which is in path environment variable.

Credit: psirt@amd.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Amd Radeon Pro Software<21.q2
AMD Radeon Software<21.4.1

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the vulnerability ID of this vulnerability?

    The vulnerability ID is CVE-2020-12891.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-12891?

    The severity of CVE-2020-12891 is high (7.8).

  • What is the affected software of CVE-2020-12891?

    The affected software of CVE-2020-12891 is AMD Radeon Software (up to version 21.4.1) and AMD Radeon Pro Software (up to version 21.q2).

  • How does CVE-2020-12891 exploit DLL Hijacking?

    CVE-2020-12891 exploits DLL Hijacking by allowing an unprivileged user to drop a malicious DLL file in a location that is in the path environment variable.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2020-12891?

    You can find more information about CVE-2020-12891 on the AMD Product Security Bulletin at https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/product-security/bulletin/amd-sb-1000.


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