CVE-2023-49557

CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)

Details

Published Jan 3, 2024
Updated: Jan 9, 2024

Summary

CVE-2023-49557 is a vulnerability in YASM 1.3.0.86.g9def, 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 NVD@NIST.gov. 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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