Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nasm (MDKSA-2005:090)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A buffer overflow in nasm was discovered by Josh Bressers. If an
attacker could trick a user into assembling a malicious source file,
they could use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the
privileges of the user running nasm.

The provided packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :

Update the affected nasm, nasm-doc and / or nasm-rdoff packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 18306 (mandrake_MDKSA-2005-090.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2005-1194

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