Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : nasm (MDKSA-2005:090)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 18306
SynopsisThe remote Mandrake Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA 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.
SolutionUpdate the affected nasm, nasm-doc and / or nasm-rdoff packages.