Upstream information

CVE-2008-2235 at MITRE


OpenSC before 0.11.5 uses weak permissions (ADMIN file control information of 00) for the 5015 directory on smart cards and USB crypto tokens running Siemens CardOS M4, which allows physically proximate attackers to change the PIN.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.9
Vector AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 413496 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1
  • libopensc2 >= 0.11.6-5.25.1
  • libopensc2-32bit >= 0.11.6-5.25.1
  • libopensc2-x86 >= 0.11.6-5.25.1
  • opensc >= 0.11.6-5.25.1
  • opensc-32bit >= 0.11.6-5.25.1
  • opensc-x86 >= 0.11.6-5.25.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP4
  • libopensc2 >= 0.11.6-5.27.1
  • libopensc2-32bit >= 0.11.6-5.27.1
  • libopensc2-x86 >= 0.11.6-5.27.1
  • opensc >= 0.11.6-5.27.1
  • opensc-32bit >= 0.11.6-5.27.1
  • opensc-x86 >= 0.11.6-5.27.1
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP4
  • opensc-devel >= 0.11.6-5.27.1
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • opensc >= 0.21.0-2.2
  • opensc-32bit >= 0.21.0-2.2
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA opensc-0.21.0-2.2

Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 LTSS opensc Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 LTSS opensc Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ESPOS 15 opensc Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 15 opensc Already fixed