SUSE SLES11 Security Update : opensc (SUSE-SU-2018:3621-1)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118748

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VPR Score: 5.9


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This update for opensc fixes the following issues :

CVE-2018-16391: Fixed a denial of service when handling responses from a Muscle Card (bsc#1106998)

CVE-2018-16392: Fixed a denial of service when handling responses from a TCOS Card (bsc#1106999)

CVE-2018-16393: Fixed buffer overflows when handling responses from Gemsafe V1 Smartcards (bsc#1108318)

CVE-2018-16418: Fixed buffer overflow when handling string concatenation in util_acl_to_str (bsc#1107039)

CVE-2018-16419: Fixed several buffer overflows when handling responses from a Cryptoflex card (bsc#1107107)

CVE-2018-16422: Fixed single byte buffer overflow when handling responses from an esteid Card (bsc#1107038)

CVE-2018-16423: Fixed double free when handling responses from a smartcard (bsc#1107037)

CVE-2018-16427: Fixed out of bounds reads when handling responses in OpenSC (bsc#1107033)

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


To install this SUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods like YaST online_update or 'zypper patch'.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product :

SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch sdksp4-opensc-13856=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch slessp4-opensc-13856=1

SUSE Linux Enterprise Debuginfo 11-SP4:zypper in -t patch dbgsp4-opensc-13856=1

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118748

File Name: suse_SU-2018-3621-1.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/11/06

Updated: 2021/01/19

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 5.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:libopensc2, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:opensc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/05

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/09/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16391, CVE-2018-16392, CVE-2018-16393, CVE-2018-16418, CVE-2018-16419, CVE-2018-16422, CVE-2018-16423, CVE-2018-16427