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Family: Mandrake Local Security Checks --> Category: infos

MDKSA-2005:004: nasm Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of the nasm package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:004 (nasm).

A buffer overflow in nasm was discovered by Jonathan Rockway. This
vulnerability could lead to the execution of arbitrary code when compiling a
malicious assembler source file.

The updated packages are patched to correct the problem.

Solution :
Threat Level: High

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