Debian DSA-1946-1 : belpic - cryptographic weakness

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 44811

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VPR Score: 4.2


The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.


It was discovered that belpic, the belgian eID PKCS11 library, does not properly check the result of an OpenSSL function for verifying cryptographic signatures, which could be used to bypass the certificate validation.


Upgrade the belpic packages.

For the oldstable distribution (etch), this problem has been fixed in version 2.5.9-7.etch.1.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in version 2.6.0-6, which was already included in the lenny release.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 44811

File Name: debian_DSA-1946.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2010/02/24

Updated: 2019/08/02

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 4.2

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:belpic, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:4.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:5.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/04

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0049

BID: 33150

DSA: 1946

CWE: 287