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CVE-2016-2548

Description

sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 retains certain linked lists after a close or stop action, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) via a crafted ioctl call, related to the (1) snd_timer_close and (2) _snd_timer_stop functions.

Priority: MEDIUM
CVSS v3: 6.2
Publish Date: Apr 27, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: May 3, 2016

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Related Products

Product Name Status Defect Fixed Downloads
Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --

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