DSA-2156-1: pcscd security update
Posted on: 01/31/2011 11:37 AM

New pcscd packages are available for Debian GNU/Linux

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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2156-1 security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/ Steve Kemp
January 31, 2011 http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package : pcscd
Vulnerability : buffer overflow
Problem type : local
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID : CVE-2010-4531

MWR InfoSecurity identified a buffer overflow in pcscd, middleware
to access a smart card via PC/SC, which could lead to the execution
of arbitrary code.

For the stable distribution (lenny), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.4.102-1+lenny4.

For the testing distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5.5-4.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.5.5-4.

We recommend that you upgrade your pcscd packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/



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