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<glsa id="200508-09">
<title>bluez-utils: Bluetooth device name validation vulnerability</title>
<synopsis>
Improper validation of Bluetooth device names can lead to arbitrary command
execution.
</synopsis>
<product type="ebuild">bluez-utils</product>
<announced>August 17, 2005</announced>
<revised>August 17, 2005: 01</revised>
<bug>101557</bug>
<access>remote</access>
<affected>
<package name="net-wireless/bluez-utils" auto="yes" arch="*">
<unaffected range="ge">2.19</unaffected>
<vulnerable range="lt">2.19</vulnerable>
</package>
</affected>
<background>
<p>
bluez-utils are the utilities for use with the BlueZ
implementation of the Bluetooth wireless standards for Linux.
</p>
</background>
<description>
<p>
The name of a Bluetooth device is improperly validated by the hcid
utility when a remote device attempts to pair itself with a computer.
</p>
</description>
<impact type="high">
<p>
An attacker could create a malicious device name on a Bluetooth
device resulting in arbitrary commands being executed as root upon
attempting to pair the device with the computer.
</p>
</impact>
<workaround>
<p>
There are no known workarounds at this time.
</p>
</workaround>
<resolution>
<p>
All bluez-utils users should upgrade to the latest version:
</p>
<code>
# emerge --sync
# emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose &quot;&gt;=net-wireless/bluez-utils-2.19&quot;</code>
</resolution>
<references>
<uri link="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2005-2547">CAN-2005-2547</uri>
<uri link="http://cvs.sourceforge.net/viewcvs.py/bluez/utils/ChangeLog?rev=1.28&amp;view=markup">bluez-utils ChangeLog</uri>
</references>
<metadata tag="requester" timestamp="Tue, 09 Aug 2005 20:35:32 +0000">
koon
</metadata>
<metadata tag="submitter" timestamp="Wed, 10 Aug 2005 02:45:23 +0000">
r2d2
</metadata>
<metadata tag="bugReady" timestamp="Wed, 17 Aug 2005 13:18:39 +0000">
jaervosz
</metadata>
</glsa>