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sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel through 4.6 does not initialize certain r1 data structures, which allows local users to obtain sensitive information from kernel stack memory via crafted use of the ALSA timer interface, related to the (1) snd_timer_user_ccallback and (2) snd_timer_user_tinterrupt functions.

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 -- -- --
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