Debian LTS Advisory ([SECURITY] [DLA 1916-1] opensc security update)

Published: 2019-09-12 02:00:33
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update for the 'opensc' Linux Distribution Package(s) announced via the DSA-1916-1 advisory.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable Linux Distribution Package version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Several security vulnerabilities were fixed in opensc, a set of libraries and utilities to access smart cards that support cryptographic operations. Out-of-bounds reads, buffer overflows and double frees could be used by attackers able to supply crafted smart cards to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Affected Versions:
'opensc' Linux Distribution Package(s) on Debian Linux.

Recommendations:
For Debian 8 'Jessie', these problems have been fixed in version 0.16.0-3+deb8u1. We recommend that you upgrade your opensc Linux Distribution Packages.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16391
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16392
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16393
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16418
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16419
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16420
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16421
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16422
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16423
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16424
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16425
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16426
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2018-16427
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15945
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-15946

References:

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2019/09/msg00009.html
https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/DLA-1916-1
https://bugs.debian.org/909444
https://bugs.debian.org/939668
https://bugs.debian.org/939669

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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