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CVE-2019-6290 Detail

Current Description

An infinite recursion issue was discovered in eval.c in Netwide Assembler (NASM) through 2.14.02. There is a stack exhaustion problem resulting from infinite recursion in the functions expr, rexp, bexpr and cexpr in certain scenarios involving lots of '{' characters. Remote attackers could leverage this vulnerability to cause a denial-of-service via a crafted asm file.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 5.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://bugzilla.nasm.us/show_bug.cgi?id=3392548 Exploit Issue Tracking Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:nasm:netwide_assembler:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.14.02


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-6290
NVD Published Date:
01/14/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/23/2019