Debian dla-3820 : bluetooth - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 197925


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


The remote Debian 10 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dla-3820 advisory.

- ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Debian LTS Advisory DLA-3820-1 [email protected] Arturo Borrero Gonzalez May 25, 2024
- -------------------------------------------------------------------------

Package : bluez Version : 5.50-1.2~deb10u5 CVE ID : CVE-2023-27349

An problem has been fixed with the handling of the AVRCP protocol in the bluetooth stack that could lead to remote code execution.

For Debian 10 buster, this problem has been fixed in version 5.50-1.2~deb10u5.

We recommend that you upgrade your bluez packages.

For the detailed security status of bluez please refer to its security tracker page at:

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at:

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Debian security advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade the bluetooth packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197925

File Name: debian_DLA-3820.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/25/2024

Updated: 5/25/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.3

Temporal Score: 6.1

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-27349


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.1

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluez-hcidump, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluetooth, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluez, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluez-obexd, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libbluetooth-dev, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluez-test-tools, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:10.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluez-test-scripts, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:libbluetooth3, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:bluez-cups

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/25/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/3/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-27349