Ubuntu 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : pcsc-lite vulnerability (USN-969-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

It was discovered that the PC/SC service did not correctly handle
malformed messages. A local attacker could exploit this to execute
arbitrary code with root privileges.

Solution :

Update the affected libpcsclite-dev, libpcsclite1 and / or pcscd

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48262 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40758

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4901