Mandrake Linux Security Advisory : bluez-hcidump (MDKSA-2006:041)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 20940


The remote Mandrake Linux host is missing a security update.


Buffer overflow in l2cap.c in hcidump allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) through a wireless Bluetooth connection via a malformed Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol (L2CAP) packet.

The updated packages have been patched to correct this issue.


Update the affected bluez-hcidump package.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 20940

File Name: mandrake_MDKSA-2006-041.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/02/19

Modified: 2013/05/31

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:bluez-hcidump, cpe:/o:mandriva:linux:2006, x-cpe:/o:mandrakesoft:mandrake_linux:le2005

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/Mandrake/release, Host/Mandrake/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 2006/02/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0670

MDKSA: 2006:041