Debian: nasm arbitrary code execution fix

    Date04 Jan 2005
    CategoryDebian
    7706
    Posted ByJoe Shakespeare
    Jonathan Rockway discovered a buffer overflow in nasm, the general-purpose x86 assembler, which could lead to the execution of arbitrary code when compiling a maliciously crafted assembler source file.
    
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA 623-1                     This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    http://www.debian.org/security/                             Martin Schulze
    January 4th, 2004                       http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : nasm
    Vulnerability  : buffer overflow
    Problem-Type   : local
    Debian-specific: no
    CVE ID         : CAN-2004-1287
    Debian Bug     : 285889
    
    Jonathan Rockway discovered a buffer overflow in nasm, the
    general-purpose x86 assembler, which could lead to the execution of
    arbitrary code when compiling a maliciously crafted assembler source
    file.
    
    For the stable distribution (woody) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.98.28cvs-1woody2.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid) this problem has been fixed in
    version 0.98.38-1.1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your nasm package.
    
    
    Upgrade Instructions
    --------------------
    
    wget url
            will fetch the file for you
    dpkg -i file.deb
            will install the referenced file.
    
    If you are using the apt-get package manager, use the line for
    sources.list as given below:
    
    apt-get update
            will update the internal database
    apt-get upgrade
            will install corrected packages
    
    You may use an automated update by adding the resources from the
    footer to the proper configuration.
    
    
    Debian GNU/Linux 3.0 alias woody
    --------------------------------
    
      Source archives:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2.dsc
          Size/MD5 checksum:      591 ccf378a52d5e0acca8180cd2a898c23f
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2.diff.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:    26048 2108831b98639b53b09aa4548915e4cc
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs.orig.tar.gz
          Size/MD5 checksum:   537305 1d2465d345d51f1c2ce2c9c076438bc6
    
      Alpha architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_alpha.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   759992 9206150e538f1fb3098ac5481f495366
    
      ARM architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_arm.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   701838 098f440e19c005de6df393bc4c132f7d
    
      Intel IA-32 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_i386.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   694292 c5b8b4143097dc9c7f3544406059cd73
    
      Intel IA-64 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_ia64.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   819652 6a1af7503971f6882995591f976d583a
    
      HP Precision architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_hppa.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   751016 74aeea3854ac5a644c722cc571e11960
    
      Motorola 680x0 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_m68k.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   687534 107d93d7afc41d9dabe64ddf9ff83ef6
    
      Big endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_mips.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   743282 3aafdf6822bbb53dcd58df688d3a033b
    
      Little endian MIPS architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_mipsel.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   737590 0918c72ca36528b94080db4647610b42
    
      PowerPC architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_powerpc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   713496 3ed0c9adb99e5023ac208fcd6cae5d57
    
      IBM S/390 architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_s390.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   709216 b2a9af593f7180ca8706c43738e684d6
    
      Sun Sparc architecture:
    
        http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/n/nasm/nasm_0.98.28cvs-1woody2_sparc.deb
          Size/MD5 checksum:   735074 64a6e597c849353ae1ea0f720ff14061
    
    
      These files will probably be moved into the stable distribution on
      its next update.
    
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