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[DSA623] DSA-623-1 nasm Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
Jonathan Rockway discovered a buffer overflow in nasm, the
general-purpose x86 assembler, which could lead to the execution of
arbitrary code when compiling a maliciously crafted assembler source
For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
We recommend that you upgrade your nasm package.
Solution : http://www.debian.org/security/2005/dsa-623
Threat Level: High
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