Debian DSA-3972-1 : bluez - security update (BlueBorne)

This script is Copyright (C) 2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

An information disclosure vulnerability was discovered in the Service
Discovery Protocol (SDP) in bluetoothd, allowing a proximate attacker
to obtain sensitive information from bluetoothd process memory,
including Bluetooth encryption keys.

See also :

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=875633
https://packages.debian.org/source/jessie/bluez
https://packages.debian.org/source/stretch/bluez
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3972

Solution :

Upgrade the bluez packages.

For the oldstable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed
in version 5.23-2+deb8u1.

For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in
version 5.43-2+deb9u1.

Risk factor :

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3.3
(CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: Debian Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 103198 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-1000250

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