Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2005-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Josh Bressers discovered a buffer overflow in the ieee_putascii()
function of nasm. If an attacker tricked a user into assembling a
malicious source file, they could exploit this to execute arbitrary
code with the privileges of the user that runs nasm.
Update the affected nasm package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20518 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2005-1194