CVE-2018-16517

NameCVE-2018-16517
Descriptionasm/labels.c in Netwide Assembler (NASM) is prone to NULL Pointer Dereference, which allows the attacker to cause a denial of service via a crafted file.
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
buster, sid2.14-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nasmsource(unstable)2.14-1unimportant

Notes

https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392513
https://fakhrizulkifli.github.io/CVE-2018-16517.html
https://github.com/netwide-assembler/nasm/commit/e996d28c70d45008085322b442b44a9224308548
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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