[USN-3694-1] NASM vulnerabilities

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu Jun 28 19:11:31 UTC 2018

Ubuntu Security Notice USN-3694-1
June 28, 2018

nasm vulnerabilities

A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:

- Ubuntu 14.04 LTS


NASM could be made to crash or run programs if it opened a specially
crafted file.

Software Description:
- nasm: General-purpose x86 assembler


It was discovered that NASM incorrectly handled certain source files. If a
user or automated system were tricked into processing a specially crafted
source file, a remote attacker could use these issues to cause NASM to
crash, resulting in a denial of service, or possibly execute arbitrary

Update instructions:

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS:
  nasm                            2.10.09-1ubuntu0.1

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

  CVE-2017-10686, CVE-2017-11111, CVE-2017-14228, CVE-2017-17810,
  CVE-2017-17811, CVE-2017-17812, CVE-2017-17813, CVE-2017-17814,
  CVE-2017-17815, CVE-2017-17816, CVE-2017-17817, CVE-2017-17818,
  CVE-2017-17819, CVE-2017-17820, CVE-2018-8881

Package Information:

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