Advisory Published


First published: Mon Nov 15 2021(Updated: )

Arbitrary Decrement Privilege Escalation in AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10 may lead to escalation of privilege 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-2020-12902?

    CVE-2020-12902 refers to an Arbitrary Decrement Privilege Escalation vulnerability in the AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-12902?

    CVE-2020-12902 has a severity rating of 7.8 (high).

  • How does CVE-2020-12902 impact AMD Radeon Software?

    CVE-2020-12902 could lead to escalation of privilege or denial of service in the affected AMD Radeon Software versions.

  • How can I mitigate CVE-2020-12902?

    To mitigate CVE-2020-12902, AMD recommends updating to version 20.11.2 or later of the Radeon Software.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2020-12902?

    For more information about CVE-2020-12902, you can refer to the AMD security bulletin at https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/product-security/bulletin/amd-sb-1000.


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