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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   NASM Vendors:   nasm.sourceforge.net
NASM Buffer Overflows in Listing Module Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020378
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020378
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-7177   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 9 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jun 27 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 2.03.01
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in NASM. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in the listing module and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2.03.01), available at:

http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=6208

Vendor URL:  nasm.sourceforge.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 27 Jun 2008 00:42:06 -0400
Subject:  NASM


https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=452800


 
 


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