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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MDKSA-2005:090: nasm

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check for the version of the nasm package

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is missing the patch for the advisory MDKSA-2005:090 (nasm).

A buffer overflow in nasm was discovered by Josh Bressers. If a possible hacker could
trick a user into assembling a malicious source file, they could use this
vulnerability to execute arbitrary code with the rights of the user running

The provided packages have been patched to correct these issues.

Solution :
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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