GLSA-201401-17 : PCSC-Lite: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-201401-17
(PCSC-Lite: Arbitrary code execution)

PCSC-Lite contains a stack-based buffer overflow in the ATRDecodeAtr
function in the
Answer-to-Reset Handler (atrhandler.c).

Impact :

A physically proximate attacker could execute arbitrary code or cause a
Denial of Service condition.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-201401-17.xml

Solution :

All PCSC-Lite users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=sys-apps/pcsc-lite-1.6.6'
NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since January 10, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 72072 ()

Bugtraq ID: 45450

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4531