Bug 1183327 - SmartCard database outdated
Summary: SmartCard database outdated
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: pcsc-tools
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomas Mraz
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2015-01-18 17:38 UTC by Frank Büttner
Modified: 2015-03-05 12:39 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: pcsc-tools-1.4.23-1.fc20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-03-05 12:37:52 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Frank Büttner 2015-01-18 17:38:43 UTC
Description of problem:
Some card's are nor recognized by the pcsc_scan tool.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. start 
2. pcsc_scan
3. insert the card

Actual results:
Error message "Your card is not present in the database."

Expected results:
The card data

Additional info:
Using the last database version will solve the problem.
The program will show the hint how to get this:
Your card is not present in the database.
You can get the latest version of the database from
or use: wget http://ludovic.rousseau.free.fr/softwares/pcsc-tools/smartcard_list.txt --output-document=/root/.smartcard_list.txt

After do this, the card will be known, but better will be, deliver the new database system wide.

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2015-01-30 16:49:08 UTC
pcsc-tools-1.4.23-1.fc21 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 21.

Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2015-01-30 16:49:13 UTC
pcsc-tools-1.4.23-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2015-02-01 00:24:44 UTC
Package pcsc-tools-1.4.23-1.fc21:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 21 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing pcsc-tools-1.4.23-1.fc21'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 4 Frank Büttner 2015-02-01 09:38:54 UTC
Hello, now the card's are recognized. 
Thanks for the fix

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2015-03-05 12:37:52 UTC
pcsc-tools-1.4.23-1.fc21 has been pushed to the Fedora 21 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2015-03-05 12:39:01 UTC
pcsc-tools-1.4.23-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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