Scientific Linux Security Update : bluez-utils on SL4.x i386/x86_64

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 60179


The remote Scientific Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


A flaw was found in the Bluetooth HID daemon (hidd). A remote attacker would have been able to inject keyboard and mouse events via a Bluetooth connection without any authorization. (CVE-2006-6899)


Update the affected bluez-utils and / or bluez-utils-cups packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 60179

File Name: sl_20070514_bluez_utils_on_SL4_x.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.1 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2012/08/01

Modified: 2012/08/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.4

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: x-cpe:/o:fermilab:scientific_linux

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

Patch Publication Date: 2007/05/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-6899

CWE: 16