nasm vulnerability

2005-05-18T00:00:00
ID USN-128-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2005-05-18T00:00:00

Description

Josh Bressers discovered a buffer overflow in the ieee_putascii() function of nasm. If an attacker tricked a user into assembling a malicious source file, they could exploit this to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user that runs nasm.