[Pcsclite-muscle] Insufficient buffer error message

Ludovic Rousseau ludovic.rousseau
Tue Dec 11 04:45:33 PST 2012

2012/12/11 Iulian Roman <iulian.roman at gmail.com>:
> Hi everybody,


> I am successfully using pcsc-lite with rdesktop to authenticate vis smart
> card to some windows TS. The issue i encountered is that for a specific type
> of card (which is recognized by pcsc correctly) i get the following error
> after i type the PIN:
> SCardGetAttrib Failure: Insufficient buffer

What application is returning this error?

> Did anyone experience the same issue, or does have any idea how  can it be
> fixed ?

SCardGetAttrib() uses a buffer and a buffer size to store the result. See [1].
If the buffer size is too small then you get the error.


[1] http://pcsclite.alioth.debian.org/api/group__API.html#gaacfec51917255b7a25b94c5104961602

 Dr. Ludovic Rousseau

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