RHEL 4 / 5 : bluez-libs and bluez-utils (RHSA-2008:0581)

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Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

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
UNIX® 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 :


Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 33497 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30105

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2374