CVE-2017-17819

NameCVE-2017-17819
DescriptionIn Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.14rc0, there is an illegal address access in the function find_cc() in asm/preproc.c that will cause a remote denial of service attack, because pointers associated with skip_white_ calls are not validated.
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

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nasm (PTS)jessie2.11.05-1vulnerable
stretch2.12.01-1vulnerable
buster2.14-1fixed
bullseye, sid2.14.02-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nasmsource(unstable)2.13.02-0.1

Notes

[stretch] - nasm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[jessie] - nasm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
[wheezy] - nasm <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392435
http://repo.or.cz/nasm.git/commit/7524cfd91492e6e3719b959498be584a9ced13af (nasm-2.13.02rc3)

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