CVE-2020-24242

NameCVE-2020-24242
DescriptionIn Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.15rc10, SEGV can be triggered in tok_text in asm/preproc.c by accessing READ memory.
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)stretch2.12.01-1vulnerable
buster2.14-1vulnerable
bullseye, sid2.15.05-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nasmsource(unstable)2.15.04-1unimportant

Notes

https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392708
https://github.com/netwide-assembler/nasm/commit/6299a3114ce0f3acd55d07de201a8ca2f0a83059
Crash in CLI tool, no security impact

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