SuSE 10 Security Update : opensc, opensc-devel (ZYPP Patch Number 5588)

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 fixes a security issues with opensc that occured when
initializing blank smart cards with Siemens CardOS M4. After the
initialization anyone could 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. Please find more information
at http://www.opensc-project.org/security.html

This is the second attempt to fix this problem. The previous update
was unforunately incomplete.

See also :

http://support.novell.com/security/cve/CVE-2008-2235.html

Solution :

Apply ZYPP patch number 5588.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)

Family: SuSE Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 34262 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2235

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