Bug 1872747 (CVE-2020-24242) - CVE-2020-24242 nasm: segmentation fault in tok_text function in asm/preproc.c by accessing read memory
Summary: CVE-2020-24242 nasm: segmentation fault in tok_text function in asm/preproc.c...
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Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2020-24242
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: 1872805
Blocks: 1872807
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Reported: 2020-08-26 14:35 UTC by Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz
Modified: 2021-02-16 19:25 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: nasm 2.15.05rc1
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Last Closed: 2020-08-27 19:17:32 UTC
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-08-26 14:35:26 UTC
In Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.15rc10, SEGV can be triggered in tok_text in asm/preproc.c by accessing READ memory.

Reference:
https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392708

Upstream patch:
https://github.com/netwide-assembler/nasm/commit/6299a3114ce0f3acd55d07de201a8ca2f0a83059

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-08-26 16:22:25 UTC
Created nasm tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1872805]

Comment 2 Todd Cullum 2020-08-27 18:44:50 UTC
Statement:

nasm as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and 8 is not affected by this flaw because the vulnerable code was introduced in a newer version of nasm.

Comment 5 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-08-27 19:17:32 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2020-24242


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