pkcs15-tool in OpenSC before 0.11.6 does not apply security updates to a smart card unless the card's label matches the "OpenSC" string, which might allow physically proximate attackers to exploit vulnerabilities that the card owner expected were patched, as demonstrated by exploitation of CVE-2008-2235.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Direct Patch Link - http://www.opensc-project.org/files/opensc/opensc-0.11.6.tar.gz
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