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Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2008 15:28:35 +0200
From: Ludwig Nussel <>
Subject: Re: opensc 0.11.6 with fixed security update

Andreas Jellinghaus wrote:
> this is a copy of a new security announcement we had to make, already public.
> our last security update with OpenSC 0.11.5 had a small glitch, so this 
> version fixes that glitch. Please everyone update the opensc packages in your
> distribution.
> [...]
> This is an update to our security advisory 31-Jul-2008. 
> Chaskiel M Grundman found a security vulnerability in OpenSC. The 
> vulnerability has been fixed in OpenSC 0.11.6. In Mitre's CVE dictionary this 
> issue is filed under CVE-2008-2235. Users will need to 
> run "pkcs15-tool -T -U" to test (-T) and update (-U) the security settings on 
> their card. 

I guess this need a new CVE number then?


 (o_   Ludwig Nussel
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF: Markus Rex, HRB 16746 (AG Nuernberg)

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