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CVE-2016-9918

Published: 8 December 2016

In BlueZ 5.42, an out-of-bounds read was identified in "packet_hexdump" function in "monitor/packet.c" source file. This issue can be triggered by processing a corrupted dump file and will result in btmon crash.

Notes

AuthorNote
mdeslaur
as of 2020-02-07, appears unfixed
crash in hcidump command line tool only

Priority

Negligible

Cvss 3 Severity Score

7.5

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
bluez
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
artful Ignored
(end of life)
bionic Deferred

cosmic Ignored
(end of life)
disco Ignored
(end of life)
eoan Ignored
(end of life)
focal Deferred

groovy Ignored
(end of life)
hirsute Ignored
(end of life)
impish Ignored
(end of life)
jammy Deferred

kinetic Ignored
(end of life, was deferred)
lunar Ignored
(end of life, was deferred)
mantic Deferred

precise Ignored
(end of life)
trusty Does not exist
(trusty was deferred [2020-01-06])
upstream Needs triage

xenial Deferred

yakkety Ignored
(end of life)
zesty Ignored
(end of life)

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 7.5
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact None
Availability impact High
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H