This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
Updated bluez-libs and bluez-utils packages that fix a security flaw
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 and 5.
This update has been rated as having moderate security impact by the
Red Hat Security Response Team.
The bluez-libs package contains libraries for use in Bluetooth
applications. The bluez-utils package contains Bluetooth daemons and
An input validation flaw was found in the Bluetooth Session
Description Protocol (SDP) packet parser used by the Bluez Bluetooth
utilities. A Bluetooth device with an already-established trust
relationship, or a local user registering a service record via a
UNIXÂ® socket or D-Bus interface, could cause a crash, or possibly
execute arbitrary code with privileges of the hcid daemon.
Users of bluez-libs and bluez-utils are advised to upgrade to these
updated packages, which contains a backported patch to correct this
See also :
Update the affected packages.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 33497 ()
CVE ID: CVE-2008-2374