Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2008-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2009-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.
Philipp Thomas discovered that the ppscan function of nasm contained
an off-by-one error. If a user or automated system were tricked into
assembling a specially crafted ASM file, a remote attacker could
execute arbitrary commands with user privileges.
Update the affected nasm package.
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 36953 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2719