Scientific Linux Security Update : bluez-utils on SL4.x i386/x86_64

This script is Copyright (C) 2012 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

A flaw was found in the Bluetooth HID daemon (hidd). A remote attacker
would have been able to inject keyboard and mouse events via a
Bluetooth connection without any authorization. (CVE-2006-6899)

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?d23e9acc

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

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

Family: Scientific Linux Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60179 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-6899