Bug 1559919 (CVE-2018-8883) - CVE-2018-8883 nasm: Buffer over-read in parse_line function in asm/parser.c
Summary: CVE-2018-8883 nasm: Buffer over-read in parse_line function in asm/parser.c
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2018-8883
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 1559914 1559923 1568122 1568125 1568126
Blocks: 1559921
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Reported: 2018-03-23 14:33 UTC by Laura Pardo
Modified: 2019-09-29 14:35 UTC (History)
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Description Laura Pardo 2018-03-23 14:33:18 UTC
Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.13.02rc2 has a buffer over-read in the parse_line function in asm/parser.c via uncontrolled access to nasm_reg_flags.


Comment 1 Laura Pardo 2018-03-23 14:36:24 UTC
Created nasm tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1559914]

Comment 3 Pedro Yóssis Silva Barbosa 2018-04-16 19:12:14 UTC
Based on the description, this issue affects nasm shipped by Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, 6 and 7. However, the reproducer attached in https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392445 did not work here.

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