Fedora 11 : mingw32-opensc-0.11.8-1.fc11 (2009-4967)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 38994


The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.


CVE-2009-1603 A minor update fixing security problem within pkcs11-tool command. http://www.opensc-project.org/pipermail/opensc- announce/2009-May/000025.html OpenSC is a package for for accessing smart card devices. Basic functionality (e.g. SELECT FILE, READ BINARY) should work on any ISO 7816-4 compatible smart card.
Encryption and decryption using private keys on the smart card is possible with PKCS #15 compatible cards, such as the FINEID (Finnish Electronic IDentity) card. Swedish Posten eID cards have also been confirmed to work. This is the MinGW cross-compiled Windows library.

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.


Update the affected mingw32-opensc package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 38994

File Name: fedora_2009-4967.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2009

Updated: 1/11/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 3.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:mingw32-opensc, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:11

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

Patch Publication Date: 5/14/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1603

FEDORA: 2009-4967

CWE: 310