Vulnerability CVE-2016-4569


Published: 2016-05-23

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.

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
2.1/10
2.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise debuginfo 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise desktop 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise live patching 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise module for public cloud 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise real time extension 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise server 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise software development kit 
Novell -> Suse linux enterprise workstation extension 
Linux -> Linux kernel 
Canonical -> Ubuntu linux 

 References:
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=cec8f96e49d9be372fdb0c3836dcf31ec71e457e
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00056.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/09/17
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90347
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-4
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-3
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-2
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3019-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3020-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-1
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-2
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1334643
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/cec8f96e49d9be372fdb0c3836dcf31ec71e457e

Copyright 2020, cxsecurity.com

 

Back to Top