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CVE-2009-4902

Public: 2010-06-10
CWE: CWE-228->CWE-119
Bugzilla: 596426: CVE-2009-4901 CVE-2009-4902 CVE-2010-0407 pcsc-lite: Privilege escalation via specially-crafted client to PC/SC Smart Card daemon messages

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Buffer overflow in the MSGFunctionDemarshall function in winscard_svc.c in the PC/SC Smart Card daemon (aka PCSCD) in MUSCLE PCSC-Lite 1.5.4 and earlier might allow local users to gain privileges via crafted SCARD_CONTROL message data, which is improperly demarshalled. NOTE: this vulnerability exists because of an incorrect fix for CVE-2010-0407.

Find out more about CVE-2009-4902 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect the versions of pcsc-lite as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.2
Base Metrics: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector: Local
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Complete
Integrity Impact: Complete
Availability Impact: Complete

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