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SUSE: CVE-2016-2546: SUSE Linux Security Advisory

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Published
03/30/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/07/2016
Modified
06/21/2018

Description

sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 uses an incorrect type of mutex, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (race condition, use-after-free, and system crash) via a crafted ioctl call.

Solution(s)

  • suse-upgrade-kernel-default
  • suse-upgrade-kernel-docs

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