CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Aug 8, 2023
Updated: Aug 14, 2023


CVE-2023-20562 is a cyber vulnerability that affects AMD uProf. This vulnerability allows an authenticated user to load an unsigned driver through insufficient validation in the IOCTL input buffer. As a result, it can potentially lead to arbitrary kernel execution. The risk score for this vulnerability is 34, indicating a high severity level. The base severity is also rated as high, with a score of 7.8. The privileges required for exploitation are low, and there is no user interaction required. The attack vector is local, and both the integrity and confidentiality impacts are high. Remediation measures should be taken promptly to mitigate the potential danger this vulnerability poses to an organization's systems and data.


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