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LIN5-21595 : Security Advisory - linux - CVE-2016-4569

Created: May 31, 2016    Updated: May 29, 2018
Resolved Date: Aug 10, 2016
Found In Version: 5.0.1.35
Fix Version: 5.0.1.37
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 5
Component/s: Kernel

Description

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.

http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-4569

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