Fedora 14 : ccid-1.4.0-2.fc14 (2011-0162)

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description :

This update fixes the following security issue :

An integer overflow, leading to array index error was found in the way
USB CCID (Chip/Smart Card Interface Devices) driver processed certain
values of card serial number. A local attacker could use this flaw to
execute arbitrary code, with the privileges of the user running the
pcscd daemon, via a malicious smart card with specially crafted value
of its serial number, inserted to the system USB port.

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

See also :

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=664986
http://www.nessus.org/u?733cb36a

Solution :

Update the affected ccid package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.4
(CVSS2#AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Fedora Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 51517 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2010-4530

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