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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel Sound Driver Race Condition in queue_delete() Lets Local Users Cause Denial of Service Conditions on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1035305
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1035305
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2544   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 16 2016
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux kernel. A local user can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

A local user can trigger a race condition in the ALSA sound driver in queue_delete() to cause the target system to crash.

Dmitry Vyukov reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target system to crash.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=3567eb6af614dac436c4b16a8d426f9faed639b3

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error

Message History:   None.


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