openSUSE Security Update : libopensc2 (libopensc2-186)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

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://www.opensc-project.org/security.html
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=413496

Solution :

Update the affected libopensc2 packages.

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: 40030 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2235

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