SuSE 10 Security Update : OpenSC (ZYPP Patch Number 6053)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 41568


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Private data objects on smartcards initialized with OpenSC could be accessed without authentication. (CVE-2009-0368)

Only blank cards initialized with OpenSC are affected by this problem.
Affected cards need to be manually fixed, updating the opensc package alone is not sufficient!

Please carefully read and follow the instructions on the following website if you are using PIN protected private data objects on smart cards other than Oberthur, and you have initialized those cards using OpenSC:


Apply ZYPP patch number 6053.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 41568

File Name: suse_opensc-6053.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.9 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2009/09/24

Modified: 2014/04/03

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/03/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0368

CWE: 310