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CVE-2017-17812

Published: 20 December 2017

In Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.14rc0, there is a heap-based buffer over-read in the function detoken() in asm/preproc.c that will cause a remote denial of service attack.

Priority

Low

Cvss 3 Severity Score

5.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
nasm
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
upstream
Released (2.13.02)
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was released [2.10.09-1ubuntu0.1])
xenial
Released (2.11.08-1ubuntu0.1)
artful
Released (2.13.01-2ubuntu0.1)
bionic Not vulnerable
(2.13.02-0.1)
Patches:
upstream: http://repo.or.cz/nasm.git/commit/9b7ee09abfd426b99aa1ea81d19a3b2818eeabf9

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