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Secunia Security Advisory 23747

Secunia Security Advisory 23747
Posted Jan 18, 2007
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Collin Mulliner has reported a vulnerability in BlueZ, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 23747

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The Secunia Software Inspector is a free service that detects insecure
versions of software that you may have installed in your system. When
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TITLE:
BlueZ HID Insecure Device Connection Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA23747

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/23747/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
System access

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
BlueZ 2.x
http://secunia.com/product/5545/

DESCRIPTION:
Collin Mulliner has reported a vulnerability in BlueZ, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the HID host accepting device
connections without authentication. This can be exploited to insert a
new device (e.g. keyboard, mouse) and take control of the affected
system.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 2.25 or later.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Collin Mulliner

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://mulliner.org/bluetooth/hidattack.php

OTHER REFERENCES:
http://events.ccc.de/congress/2006-mediawiki//images/f/fb/23c3_Bluetooh_revisited.pdf

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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