SuSE9 Security Update : opensc, opensc-devel (YOU Patch Number 12240)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41241
SynopsisThe remote SuSE 9 host is missing a security-related patch.
DescriptionThis revised update fixes a security issue with opensc that occurs when initializing blank smart cards with Siemens CardOS M4. After initialization, anyone could set the PIN of the smart card without authorization. (CVE-2008-2235)
NOTE: cards already initialized with the old version are still vulnerable after this update. Please use the command-line tool pkcs15-tool with the options --test-update and --update if necessary.
Please find more information at http://www.opensc-project.org/security.html
SolutionApply YOU patch number 12240.