Vulnerability Note VU#659615
Oberthur smart cards generate weak certificates
A flaw has been identified in Oberthur ID-One COSMO 64, v5.2 and v5.2a smart cards, which results in public keys that do not satisfy the requirements of the Digital Signature Standard (as specified in FIPS PUB 186-3 and its predecessors).
Oberthur ID-One COSMO 64, v5.2 and v5.2a smart cards contain a flaw, which results in public keys that do not satisfy the requirements of the Digital Signature Standard (as specified in FIPS PUB 186-3 [PDF] and its predecessors).
An attacker may be able to adversely affect the integrity of the smart card identity.
Replace the smart card
Organizations should contact Oberthur Technologies through their regular support channels to determine if their smart cards are affected and to receive replacements.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Oberthur||Affected||-||09 Nov 2012|
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Thanks to NSA IAD for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 09 Nov 2012
- Date First Published: 09 Nov 2012
- Date Last Updated: 09 Nov 2012
- Document Revision: 21
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