Fedora 11 : mingw32-opensc-0.11.8-1.fc11 (2009-4967)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 38994
SynopsisThe remote Fedora host is missing a security update.
DescriptionCVE-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.
SolutionUpdate the affected mingw32-opensc package.