Advisory Published


First published: Mon Nov 15 2021(Updated: )

Arbitrary Read in AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10 may lead to KASLR bypass or denial of service.

Credit: psirt@amd.com

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
AMD Radeon Software<20.11.2
Microsoft Windows 10

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-12899?

    CVE-2020-12899 is a vulnerability in the AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10 that allows arbitrary read access, which may lead to KASLR bypass or denial of service.

  • How severe is CVE-2020-12899?

    CVE-2020-12899 is considered a high severity vulnerability, with a severity value of 7.1.

  • Which versions of AMD Radeon Software are affected by CVE-2020-12899?

    AMD Radeon Software versions up to, but excluding, 20.11.2 are affected by CVE-2020-12899.

  • Is Microsoft Windows 10 affected by CVE-2020-12899?

    No, Microsoft Windows 10 is not vulnerable to CVE-2020-12899.

  • How can I fix CVE-2020-12899?

    To mitigate CVE-2020-12899, it is recommended to update the AMD Radeon Software to version 20.11.2 or higher.


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