CVE-2017-17815

NameCVE-2017-17815
DescriptionIn Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.14rc0, there is an illegal address access in is_mmacro() in asm/preproc.c that will cause a remote denial of service attack, because of a missing check for the relationship between minimum and maximum parameter counts.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nasm (PTS)jessie2.11.05-1vulnerable
stretch2.12.01-1vulnerable
bullseye, buster, sid2.14-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nasmsource(unstable)2.13.02-0.1medium

Notes

[stretch] - nasm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - nasm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - nasm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
http://repo.or.cz/nasm.git/commit/c9244eaadd05b27637cde06021bac3fa1d920aa3 (nasm-2.13.02rc3)
https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392436

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