SuSE9 Security Update : opensc, opensc-devel (YOU Patch Number 12240)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

This revised update fixes a security issue with opensc that occurs
when initializing blank smart cards with Siemens CardOS M4. After
initialization, anyone could set the PIN of the smart card without
authorization. (CVE-2008-2235)

NOTE: cards already initialized with the old version are still
vulnerable after this update. Please use the command-line tool
pkcs15-tool with the options --test-update and --update if necessary.

Please find more information at
http://www.opensc-project.org/security.html

See also :

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

Solution :

Apply YOU patch number 12240.

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: 41241 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2235

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