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openSUSE-SU-2010:0612-1 (moderate): pcsc-lite: fixed pcscd local root exploit (CVE-2010-0407)
  • From: opensuse-security@xxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 18:08:28 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <20100915160828.C5634BE36@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
openSUSE Security Update: pcsc-lite: fixed pcscd local root exploit

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2010:0612-1
Rating: moderate
References: #609317
Cross-References: CVE-2010-0407
Affected Products:
openSUSE 11.1

An update that fixes one vulnerability is now available.


This update of pcsc-lite fixes a local vulnerability (stack
overflow) which allows every user with write-access to
"/var/run/pcscd/pcscd.comm" to gain root privileges.
CVE-2010-0407 has been assigned to this issue.

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use YaST online_update.
Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

- openSUSE 11.1:

zypper in -t patch pcsc-lite-2646

To bring your system up-to-date, use "zypper patch".

Package List:

- openSUSE 11.1 (i586 ppc x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.1 (x86_64):


- openSUSE 11.1 (ppc):



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