Oracle Linux 6 / 7 : bluez (ELSA-2017-2685) (BlueBorne)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 103166


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


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:2685 :

An update for bluez is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Moderate. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

The bluez packages contain the following utilities for use in Bluetooth applications: hcitool, hciattach, hciconfig, bluetoothd, l2ping, start scripts (Red Hat), and pcmcia configuration files.

Security Fix(es) :

* An information-disclosure flaw was found in the bluetoothd implementation of the Service Discovery Protocol (SDP). A specially crafted Bluetooth device could, without prior pairing or user interaction, retrieve portions of the bluetoothd process memory, including potentially sensitive information such as Bluetooth encryption keys. (CVE-2017-1000250)

Red Hat would like to thank Armis Labs for reporting this issue.


Update the affected bluez packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 103166

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-2685.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/13

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez-alsa, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez-compat, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez-cups, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez-gstreamer, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez-hid2hci, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez-libs, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:bluez-libs-devel, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:6, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000250

OSVDB: 165331

RHSA: 2017:2685