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CVE-2017-17811

Published: 20 December 2017

In Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.14rc0, there is a heap-based buffer overflow that will cause a remote denial of service attack, related to a strcpy in paste_tokens in asm/preproc.c, a similar issue to CVE-2017-11111.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
need to investigate which commit fixed this, possibly the same
as CVE-2017-17810

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
nasm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful
Released (2.13.01-2ubuntu0.1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.13.02-0.1)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [2.10.09-1ubuntu0.1])
upstream
Released (2.13.02)
xenial
Released (2.11.08-1ubuntu0.1)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 5.5
Attack vector Local
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H