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Date: Wed, 11 May 2016 16:34:31 +0200
From: Takashi Iwai <>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: alsa: kernel information leak vulnerability in Linux sound/core/timer

On Wed, 11 May 2016 16:26:55 +0200, wrote:
> >
> >   ALSA: timer: Fix leak in SNDRV_TIMER_IOCTL_PARAMS
> > 
> >
> >   ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_ccallback
> > 
> >
> >   ALSA: timer: Fix leak in events via snd_timer_user_tinterrupt
> > Maybe we can fold
> That is not what we are going to do. Because the meaning of
> CVE-2016-4569 was already established to be the
> issue with the
> "tread" object, which is only
> cec8f96e49d9be372fdb0c3836dcf31ec71e457e, we are keeping that
> ID assignment the same.
> Use CVE-2016-4578 for both 9a47e9cff994f37f7f0dbd9ae23740d0f64f9fe6
> and e4ec8cc8039a7063e24204299b462bd1383184a5.

Fair enough.

(And, at the next time, please put the maintainer into Cc from the
 beginning.  This would have saved lots of time in both sides.)



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