CVE-2019-6291

Source
Severity Medium
Remote No
Type Denial of service
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.
Group Package Affected Fixed Severity Status Ticket
AVG-852 nasm 2.14-1 2.14.02-1 Medium Fixed
Date Advisory Group Package Severity Description
24 Jan 2019 ASA-201901-16 AVG-852 nasm Medium denial of service
References
https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392549