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

Low Nessus Plugin ID 103198


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


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.


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.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 103198

File Name: debian_DSA-3972.nasl

Version: 3.5

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/09/14

Updated: 2018/11/10

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.3

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluez, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:8.0, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:9.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Patch Publication Date: 2017/09/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000250

DSA: 3972