nasm vulnerability

2004-12-22T00:00:00
ID USN-45-1
Type ubuntu
Reporter Ubuntu
Modified 2004-12-22T00:00:00

Description

Jonathan Rockway discovered a locally exploitable buffer overflow in the error() 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.