Ubuntu 5.10 : bluez-utils vulnerability (USN-413-1)

Ubuntu Security Notice (C) 2007-2013 Canonical, Inc. / NASL script (C) 2007-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.

Description :

A flaw was discovered in the HID daemon of bluez-utils. A remote
attacker could gain control of the mouse and keyboard if hidd was
enabled. This does not affect a default Ubuntu installation, since
hidd is normally disabled.

Solution :

Update the affected bluez-cups, bluez-pcmcia-support and / or
bluez-utils packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.4
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Ubuntu Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 28002 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6899