Advisory Published


First published: Mon Nov 15 2021(Updated: )

Improper parameters validation in some trusted applications of the PSP contained in the AMD Graphics Driver may allow a local attacker to bypass security restrictions and achieve arbitrary code execution .

Credit: psirt@amd.com

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-12929?

    CVE-2020-12929 is a vulnerability that involves improper parameters validation in some trusted applications of the PSP contained in the AMD Graphics Driver.

  • How can a local attacker exploit CVE-2020-12929?

    A local attacker can exploit CVE-2020-12929 by bypassing security restrictions and achieving arbitrary code execution.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-12929?

    The severity of CVE-2020-12929 is high with a severity value of 7.8.

  • Which software is affected by CVE-2020-12929?

    AMD Radeon Software up to version 20.11.2 is affected by CVE-2020-12929.

  • Is Microsoft Windows 10 vulnerable to CVE-2020-12929?

    No, Microsoft Windows 10 is not vulnerable to CVE-2020-12929.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2020-12929?

    You can find more information about CVE-2020-12929 on the AMD Product Security Bulletin at https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/product-security/bulletin/amd-sb-1000.

  • What is the Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) ID for CVE-2020-12929?

    The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) ID for CVE-2020-12929 is 20.


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