CVE-2019-6291

Priority
Description
An issue was discovered in the function expr6 in eval.c in Netwide
Assembler (NASM) through 2.14.02. There is a stack exhaustion problem
caused by the expr6 function making recursive calls to itself in certain
scenarios involving lots of '!' or '+' or '-' characters. Remote attackers
could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service via a
crafted asm file.
Notes
 mdeslaur> no fix as of 2019-04-25
Package
Source: nasm (LP Ubuntu Debian)
Upstream:needs-triage
Ubuntu 12.04 ESM (Precise Pangolin):DNE
Trusty/esm:DNE (trusty was deferred [2019-04-25])
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus):deferred (2019-04-25)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver):deferred (2019-04-25)
Ubuntu 18.10 (Cosmic Cuttlefish):deferred (2019-04-25)
Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo):deferred (2019-04-25)
Ubuntu 19.10 (Eoan):deferred (2019-04-25)
More Information

Updated: 2019-04-26 14:31:41 UTC (commit 30899e40836d26e1bb5f0b072d31fd87b6cf3bd4)