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CCID: Arbitrary code execution

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1.  Gentoo Linux Security Advisory

Version Information

Advisory Reference GLSA 201401-16 / ccid
Release Date January 21, 2014
Latest Revision January 21, 2014: 1
Impact high
Exploitable local
Package Vulnerable versions Unaffected versions Architecture(s)
app-crypt/ccid < 1.4.1-r1 >= 1.4.1-r1 All supported architectures

Related bugreports: #349559

Synopsis

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

2.  Impact Information

Background

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

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.

3.  Resolution Information

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

All CCID users should upgrade to the latest version:

Code Listing 3.1: Resolution

  # 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.

4.  References



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