USN-4276-1: Yubico PIV Tool vulnerabilities
11 February 2020
Yubico PIV Tool could be made to crash or run programs as an administrator if it received specially crafted input.
- yubico-piv-tool - Command line tool for the YubiKey PIV applet
It was discovered that libykpiv, a supporting library of the Yubico PIV
Tool and YubiKey PIV Manager, mishandled specially crafted input. An
attacker with a custom-made, malicious USB device could potentially execute
arbitrary code on a computer running the Yubico PIV Tool or Yubikey PIV
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:
After a standard system update you need to reboot your computer to make
all the necessary changes.