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The snd_timer_user_params function in sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6 does not initialize a certain data structure, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via crafted use of the ALSA timer interface.

Priority: LOW
CVSS v3: 5.5
Publish Date: May 23, 2016
Related ID: --
CVSS v2: Medium
Modified Date: May 24, 2016

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Linux 7 SCP Not Vulnerable -- -- --
Linux 7 CGP Not Vulnerable -- -- --



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