CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 3, 2024
Updated: Jan 9, 2024


CVE-2023-49555 is a vulnerability in YASM, affecting the expand_smacro function in the modules/preprocs/nasm/nasm-pp.c component. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause a denial of service. The base severity is rated as MEDIUM with a CVSS score of 5.5, indicating that it poses a moderate risk to organizations. The exploitability score is 1.8, suggesting that it is relatively easy to exploit. No privileges are required for the attack, but user interaction is required. The attack vector is local, and the impact is high in terms of availability. There is no impact on integrity or confidentiality. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update YASM to a version that has fixed this issue.

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