Ubuntu 4.10 / 5.04 / 5.10 : bluez-hcidump vulnerability (USN-256-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2006-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing a security-related patch.

Description :

Pierre Betouin discovered a Denial of Service vulnerability in the
handling of the L2CAP (Logical Link Control and Adaptation Layer
Protocol) layer. By sending a specially crafted L2CAP packet through a
wireless Bluetooth connection, a remote attacker could crash hcidump.

Since hcidump is mainly a debugging tool, the impact of this flaw is
very low.

Solution :

Update the affected bluez-hcidump package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 21064 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0670