This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Gentoo host is missing one or more security-related
The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200812-09
(OpenSC: Insufficient protection of smart card PIN)
Chaskiel M Grundman reported that OpenSC uses weak permissions (ADMIN
file control information of 00) for the 5015 directory on smart cards
and USB crypto tokens running Siemens CardOS M4.
A physically proximate attacker can exploit this vulnerability to
change the PIN on a smart card and use it for authentication, leading
to privilege escalation.
There is no known workaround at this time.
See also :
All OpenSC users should upgrade to the latest version, and then check
and update their smart cards:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=dev-libs/opensc-0.11.6'
# pkcs15-tool --test-update
# pkcs15-tool --test-update --update
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 35084 (gentoo_GLSA-200812-09.nasl)
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2235