Advisory Published

CVE-2020-12986: Input Validation

First published: Fri Jun 11 2021(Updated: )

Credit: cve@mitre.org

Affected SoftwareAffected VersionHow to fix
Amd Radeon Pro Software<21.q1
AMD Radeon Software<20.7.1
Microsoft Windows 10
Microsoft Windows 10

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is CVE-2020-12986?

    CVE-2020-12986 is an insufficient pointer validation vulnerability in the AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10 that may allow arbitrary code execution in the kernel, leading to privilege escalation or denial of service.

  • How does CVE-2020-12986 affect Amd Radeon Pro Software?

    Amd Radeon Pro Software versions up to but not including 21.q1 are affected by CVE-2020-12986.

  • How does CVE-2020-12986 affect AMD Radeon Software?

    AMD Radeon Software versions up to but not including 20.7.1 are affected by CVE-2020-12986.

  • Is Microsoft Windows 10 vulnerable to CVE-2020-12986?

    No, Microsoft Windows 10 is not vulnerable to CVE-2020-12986.

  • What is the severity of CVE-2020-12986?

    CVE-2020-12986 has a severity score of 7.8 (high).

  • How can I fix CVE-2020-12986?

    To fix CVE-2020-12986, users are advised to update to the latest version of the AMD Graphics Driver for Windows 10.

  • Where can I find more information about CVE-2020-12986?

    More information about CVE-2020-12986 can be found at the following link: [https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/product-security/bulletin/amd-sb-1000](https://www.amd.com/en/corporate/product-security/bulletin/amd-sb-1000)


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