Attacker Value
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
Exploitability
Unknown
(0 users assessed)
User Interaction
None
Privileges Required
None
Attack Vector
Local
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CVE-2016-2545

Disclosure Date: April 27, 2016
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Description

The snd_timer_interrupt function in sound/core/timer.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 does not properly maintain a certain linked list, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (race condition and system crash) via a crafted ioctl call.

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CVSS V3 Severity and Metrics
Base Score:
5.1 Medium
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
1.4
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
High
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
None
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
High

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