Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : opensc (MDVSA-2011:011)

High Nessus Plugin ID 51803


The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A vulnerability has been found and corrected in opensc :

Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in libopensc in OpenSC 0.11.13 and earlier allow physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long serial-number field on a smart card, related to (1) card-acos5.c, (2) card-atrust-acos.c, and (3) card-starcos.c (CVE-2010-4523).

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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected packages.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 51803

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2011-011.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.8 $

Type: local

Published: 2011/01/28

Modified: 2013/06/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64opensc-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:lib64opensc2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopensc-devel, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:libopensc2, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:mozilla-plugin-opensc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:opensc, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2009.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.0, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2010.1

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2011/01/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-4523

BID: 45435

MDVSA: 2011:011