OpenSC < 0.11.7 Security Bypass Vulnerability

Published: 2009-03-16 09:38:04
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Detection Type:
Executable Unreliable

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to access data objects which are intended to be private.

Affected Versions:
OpenSC version prior to 0.11.7 on Linux.

Technical Details:
Security issue due to OpenSC incorrectly initializing private data objects. This can be exploited to access data objects which are intended to be private through low level APDU commands or debugging tool.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to OpenSC version 0.11.7.

Summary:
This host is installed with OpenSC and is prone to a security bypass vulnerability.

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0368

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33922

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/34052
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/48958
http://www.opensc-project.org/pipermail/opensc-announce/2009-February/000023.html

Severity
Low
CVSS Score
2.1
Published
2009-03-16
Modified
2019-01-24
Category
Privilege escalation

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