Bug 1629990 (CVE-2018-16999) - CVE-2018-16999 nasm: Invalid memory write (segmentation fault) in expand_smacro in preproc.c
Summary: CVE-2018-16999 nasm: Invalid memory write (segmentation fault) in expand_smac...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2018-16999
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1629991 1629992
Blocks: 1629993
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Reported: 2018-09-17 18:05 UTC by Pedro Sampaio
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:58 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-06-10 10:38:12 UTC


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Description Pedro Sampaio 2018-09-17 18:05:21 UTC
Netwide 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.

Upstream bug:

https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392508

Comment 1 Pedro Sampaio 2018-09-17 18:05:48 UTC
Created nasm tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1629991]

Comment 3 Scott Gayou 2018-10-02 16:05:42 UTC
Unable to reproduce on RHEL 5-7.


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