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

medium 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: Medium

ID: 103198

File Name: debian_DSA-3972.nasl

Version: 3.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/14/2017

Updated: 1/4/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Agentless Assessment, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 4.4


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.3

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


Risk Factor: Medium

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: 9/13/2017

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-1000250

DSA: 3972