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Debian: DSA-2156-1: pcscd security update

Date 31 Jan 2011
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Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
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.
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2156-1                  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
https://www.debian.org/security/                               Steve Kemp
January 31, 2011                      https://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: https://www.debian.org/security/

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