SuSE 10 Security Update : opensc (ZYPP Patch Number 5493)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This update fix a security issues with opensc that occurs during
initializing blank smart cards with Siemens CardOS M4. It allows to
set the PIN of the smart card without authorization. (CVE-2008-2235)

NOTE: Already initialized cards are still vulnerable after this
update. Please use the command-line tool pkcs15-tool with option
--test-update and --update when necessary.

See also :

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5493.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34078 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2235

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