CVE-2008-2719

NameCVE-2008-2719
DescriptionOff-by-one error in the ppscan function (preproc.c) in Netwide Assembler (NASM) 2.02 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted file that triggers a stack-based buffer overflow.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs486715

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
nasm (PTS)jessie2.11.05-1fixed
stretch2.12.01-1fixed
bullseye, buster2.14-1fixed
sid2.14.02-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
nasmsource(unstable)2.03.01-1low486715
nasmsourceetch(not affected)

Notes

[etch] - nasm <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)

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