CCID: Arbitrary code execution — GLSA 201401-16

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

Affected Packages

app-crypt/ccid on all architectures
Affected versions < 1.4.1-r1
Unaffected versions >= 1.4.1-r1

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.

Workaround

There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution

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

Release Date
January 21, 2014

Latest Revision
January 21, 2014: 1

Severity
high

Exploitable
local

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