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CVE-2008-2719 Detail

Description

Off-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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/16/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2719
Original release date:
06/16/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/04/2008)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the versions of NASM as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://repo.or.cz/w/nasm.git?a=commit;h=76ec8e73db16f4cf1453a142d03bcc74d528f72f Exploit External Source CONFIRM http://repo.or.cz/w/nasm.git?a=commit;h=76ec8e73db16f4cf1453a142d03bcc74d528f72f
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:120 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:120
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/11/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080611 CVE id request: nasm off-by-one
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/11/5 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080611 Re: CVE id request: nasm off-by-one
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29656 External Source BID 29656
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020259 External Source SECTRACK 1020259
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-648-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-648-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1811 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1811
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42995 External Source XF nasm-ppscan-bo(42995)
https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=6208&release_id=606115 External Source CONFIRM https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=6208&release_id=606115
https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=106208&aid=1942146&group_id=6208 External Source CONFIRM https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&atid=106208&aid=1942146&group_id=6208

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