DescriptionIn Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.15rc0, a heap-based buffer over-read occurs (via a crafted .asm file) in set_text_free when called from expand_one_smacro in asm/preproc.c.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nasm (PTS)buster2.14-1vulnerable
bookworm, bullseye, sid2.15.05-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs

Crash in CLI tool, no security impact (nasm-2.15.04rc6)

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