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PostPosted: Thu Mar 28, 2019 5:26 am    Post subject: [ glsa 201903-19 ] nasm Reply with quote

Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Title: NASM: Multiple vulnerabilities (GLSA 201903-19)
Severity: high
Exploitable: remote
Date: 2019-03-28
Bug(s): #635358, #659550, #670884
ID: 201903-19

Synopsis

Multiple vulnerabilities have been found in NASM, the worst of
which could result in the remote execution of arbitrary code.


Background

NASM is a 80x86 assembler that has been created for portability and
modularity. NASM supports Pentium, P6, SSE MMX, and 3DNow extensions. It
also supports a wide range of objects formats (ELF, a.out, COFF, etc),
and has its own disassembler.


Affected Packages

Package: dev-lang/nasm
Vulnerable: < 2.14.02
Unaffected: >= 2.14.02
Architectures: All supported architectures


Description

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in NASM. Please review the
CVE identifiers referenced below for details.


Impact

A remote attacker could cause a Denial of Service condition or execute
arbitrary code.


Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All NASM users should upgrade to the latest version:
Code:
# emerge --sync
      # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=dev-lang/nasm-2.14.02"
   


References

CVE-2017-10686
CVE-2017-11111
CVE-2017-14228
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