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Date: Mon, 16 Jun 2008 18:06:18 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Steven M. Christey" <>
Subject: Re: CVE id request: nasm off-by-one

Name: CVE-2008-2719
Status: Candidate
Reference: CONFIRM:;h=76ec8e73db16f4cf1453a142d03bcc74d528f72f
Reference: CONFIRM:
Reference: MLIST:[oss-security] 20080611 CVE id request: nasm off-by-one
Reference: URL:
Reference: FRSIRT:ADV-2008-1811
Reference: URL:

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.

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