Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2004-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Jonathan Rockway discovered a locally exploitable buffer overflow in
the error() 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 :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 20662 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2004-1287
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