Out-of-Bounds Affecting bluez package, versions *



    Attack Complexity Low
    Availability High
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7.5 high
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Red Hat
4.4 medium
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7.5 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-DEBIAN11-BLUEZ-522178
  • published 8 Dec 2016
  • disclosed 8 Dec 2016

How to fix?

There is no fixed version for Debian:11 bluez.

NVD Description

Note: Versions mentioned in the description apply only to the upstream bluez package and not the bluez package as distributed by Debian:11. See How to fix? for Debian:11 relevant fixed versions and status.

In BlueZ 5.42, a buffer overflow was observed in "read_n" function in "tools/hcidump.c" source file. This issue can be triggered by processing a corrupted dump file and will result in hcidump crash.