Advisory Published

CVE-2020-12960: Input Validation

First published: Mon Nov 15 2021(Updated: )

AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10, amdfender.sys may improperly handle input validation on InputBuffer which may result in a denial of service (DoS).


Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
AMD Radeon Software<21.4.1
Microsoft Windows 10

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-12960?

    CVE-2020-12960 is a vulnerability in the AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10, specifically in the amdfender.sys component.

  • What is the impact of CVE-2020-12960?

    CVE-2020-12960 could result in a denial of service (DoS) attack.

  • Which software is affected by CVE-2020-12960?

    The AMD Radeon Software up to version 21.4.1 is affected by CVE-2020-12960.

  • How severe is CVE-2020-12960?

    CVE-2020-12960 has a severity rating of 5.5 out of 10, making it a medium severity vulnerability.

  • How can I fix CVE-2020-12960?

    To fix CVE-2020-12960, users should update their AMD Radeon Software to a version beyond 21.4.1.


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