Scientific Linux Security Update : pcsc-lite on SL5.x i386/x86_64

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Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security

Description :

Multiple buffer overflow flaws were discovered in the way the pcscd
daemon, a resource manager that coordinates communications with smart
card readers and smart cards connected to the system, handled client
requests. A local user could create a specially crafted request that
would cause the pcscd daemon to crash or, possibly, execute arbitrary
code. (CVE-2010-0407, CVE-2009-4901)

After installing this update, the pcscd daemon will be restarted

See also :

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60817 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4901