CVE-2016-4578

NVD - CVE-2016-4578

CVE-2016-4578 Detail

Current Description

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.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=9a47e9cff994f37f7f0dbd9ae23740d0f64f9fe6 Vendor Advisory 
http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e4ec8cc8039a7063e24204299b462bd1383184a5 Vendor Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00044.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00052.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-06/msg00054.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00000.html Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00007.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00044.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00055.html Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2574.html Third Party Advisory 
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2584.html Third Party Advisory 
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3607 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2016/05/11/5 Mailing List 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90535 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-3 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3016-4 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3017-3 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3018-2 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3019-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3020-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-1 Third Party Advisory 
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3021-2 Third Party Advisory 
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1335215 Issue Tracking  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/9a47e9cff994f37f7f0dbd9ae23740d0f64f9fe6 Vendor Advisory 
https://github.com/torvalds/linux/commit/e4ec8cc8039a7063e24204299b462bd1383184a5 Vendor Advisory 
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/46529/ Exploit  Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4578
NVD Published Date:
05/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/25/2019
Source:
MITRE