Debian Security Advisory DSA 623-1 (nasm)

Published: 2008-01-17 21:56:38
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:


Technical Details:
Jonathan Rockway discovered a buffer overflow in nasm, the general-purpose x86 assembler, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code when compiling a maliciously crafted assembler source file. For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in version 0.98.28cvs-1woody2. For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in version 0.98.38-1.1. We recommend that you upgrade your nasm Linux Distribution Package.

The remote host is missing an update to nasm announced via advisory DSA 623-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

CVSS Score

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