CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 3, 2024
Updated: Jan 9, 2024


CVE-2023-49557 is a vulnerability in YASM, which can be exploited by a remote attacker to cause a denial of service through the yasm_section_bcs_first function in the libyasm/section.c component. The vulnerability has a base severity rating of MEDIUM with a base score of 5.5 according to It requires no privileges and user interaction is required for exploitation. The attack vector is local, and it poses no impact on integrity or confidentiality but has a high availability impact. The vulnerability has an exploitability score of 1.8 and an impact score of 3.6, indicating its potential danger to organizations that use the affected version of YASM.

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