GLSA-200903-29 : BlueZ: Arbitrary code execution

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is affected by the vulnerability described in GLSA-200903-29
(BlueZ: Arbitrary code execution)

It has been reported that the Bluetooth packet parser does not validate
string length fields in SDP packets.

Impact :

A physically proximate attacker using a Bluetooth device with an
already established trust relationship could send specially crafted
requests, possibly leading to arbitrary code execution or a crash.
Exploitation may also be triggered by a local attacker registering a
service record via a UNIX socket or D-Bus interface.

Workaround :

There is no known workaround at this time.

See also :

http://www.gentoo.org/security/en/glsa/glsa-200903-29.xml

Solution :

All bluez-utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/bluez-utils-3.36'
All bluez-libs users should upgrade to the latest version:
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose '>=net-wireless/bluez-libs-3.36'

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: Gentoo Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 35942 (gentoo_GLSA-200903-29.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2008-2374