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LIN5-21500 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-2543

Created: May 17, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Sep 4, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.35
Fix Version: 5.0.1.38
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

The snd_seq_ioctl_remove_events function in sound/core/seq/seq_clientmgr.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 does not verify FIFO assignment before proceeding with FIFO clearing, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted ioctl call.<a href=http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/476.html>CWE-476: NULL Pointer Dereference</a>

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-2543

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