Ubuntu 9.04 / 9.10 / 10.04 LTS : pcsc-lite vulnerability (USN-969-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2010-2016 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2010-2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related

Description :

It was discovered that the PC/SC service did not correctly handle
malformed messages. A local attacker could exploit this to execute
arbitrary code with root privileges.

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding
description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable
has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible
without introducing additional issues.

Solution :

Update the affected libpcsclite-dev, libpcsclite1 and / or pcscd

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 48262 ()

Bugtraq ID: 40758

CVE ID: CVE-2009-4901

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