Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : pcsc-lite (MDVSA-2011:015)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 51806
SynopsisThe remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionA vulnerability has been found and corrected in pcsc-lite :
Stack-based buffer overflow in the ATRDecodeAtr function in the Answer-to-Reset (ATR) Handler (atrhandler.c) for pcscd in PCSC-Lite 1.5.3, and possibly other 1.5.x and 1.6.x versions, allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a smart card with an ATR message containing a long attribute value (CVE-2010-4531).
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The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.
SolutionUpdate the affected packages.