CVE-2018-16999

NameCVE-2018-16999
DescriptionNetwide Assembler (NASM) 2.14rc15 has an invalid memory write (segmentation fault) in expand_smacro in preproc.c, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted input 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=3392508
https://github.com/netwide-assembler/nasm/commit/980dd658b521afe4a688c4195410c4449a8e2468
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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