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Gentoo: 201401-16 CCID: Arbitrary code execution Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Gentoo A vulnerability in CCID could result in execution of arbitrary code.
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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 201401-16
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 Severity: High
    Title: CCID: Arbitrary code execution
     Date: January 21, 2014
     Bugs: #349559
       ID: 201401-16

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Synopsis
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A vulnerability in CCID could result in execution of arbitrary code.

Background
==========

CCID is a generic USB Chip/Smart Card Interface Devices driver.

Affected packages
=================

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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
    -------------------------------------------------------------------
  1  app-crypt/ccid              < 1.4.1-r1               >= 1.4.1-r1

Description
===========

CCID contains an integer overflow vulnerability in ccid_serial.c.

Impact
======

A physically proximate attacker could execute arbitrary code via a
smart card with a specially crafted
serial number.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All CCID users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=app-crypt/ccid-1.4.1-r1"

NOTE: This is a legacy GLSA. Updates for all affected architectures are
available since January 21, 2011. It is likely that your system is
already no longer affected by this issue.

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2010-4530
      http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=CVE-2010-4530

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201401-16.xml

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
security@gentoo.org or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License

Copyright 2014 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5
 
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