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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
Description Last Modified:  06/16/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
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
http://repo.or.cz/w/nasm.git?a=commit;h=76ec8e73db16f4cf1453a142d03bcc74d528f72f Exploit
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:120
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/11/4
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/06/11/5
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29656
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020259
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-648-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1811
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42995
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

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2719
NVD Published Date:
06/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018