Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : nasm (MDVSA-2008:120)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 37637
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn off-by-one error was found in nasm 2.02 that allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow (CVE-2008-2719).
The updated packages have been patched to prevent this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected nasm, nasm-doc and / or nasm-rdoff packages.