CVE Details

Release Date:2016-04-27


The snd_seq_ioctl_remove_events function insound/core/seq/seq_clientmgr.c in the Linux kernel before 4.4.1 does not verify FIFO assignment before proceeding with FIFO clearing, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and OOPS) via a crafted ioctl call.

See more information about CVE-2016-2543 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.9 Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
Access Vector: Local network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Linux version 5 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41452018-06-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.21.4.el6uek)ELSA-2018-41342018-06-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41342018-06-15
Oracle Linux version 6 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41452018-06-15
Oracle Linux version 7 (dtrace-modules-3.8.13-118.21.4.el7uek)ELSA-2018-41342018-06-15
Oracle Linux version 7 (kernel-uek)ELSA-2018-41342018-06-15
Oracle VM version 3.3 (kernel-uek)OVMSA-2018-02312018-06-15

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