DescriptionNASM nasm-2.13.03 nasm- 2.14rc15 version 2.14rc15 and earlier contains a memory corruption (crashed) of nasm when handling a crafted file due to function assemble_file(inname, depend_ptr) at asm/nasm.c:482. vulnerability in function assemble_file(inname, depend_ptr) at asm/nasm.c:482. that can result in aborting/crash nasm program. This attack appear to be exploitable via a specially crafted asm file..
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nasm (PTS)buster2.14-1fixed
sid, trixie, bookworm2.16.01-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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