SuSE 10 Security Update : Bluetooth utilities (ZYPP Patch Number 5437)

High Nessus Plugin ID 34276


The remote SuSE 10 host is missing a security-related patch.


Missing length checks in bluez-libs could cause a buffer overflow in Bluetooth applications. Malicious bluetooth devices could potentially exploit that to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2008-2374)

Note: The source code of each application that uses vulnerable functions of bluez-libs needs to be adapted to actually fix the problem.


Apply ZYPP patch number 5437.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34276

File Name: suse_bluez-cups-5437.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2008/09/24

Modified: 2012/05/17

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:suse:suse_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2008/07/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-2374

CWE: 20