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USN-3413-1: BlueZ vulnerability

12 September 2017

BlueZ could be made to expose sensitive information over bluetooth.

Releases

Packages

  • bluez - Bluetooth tools and daemons

Details

It was discovered that an information disclosure vulnerability existed
in the Service Discovery Protocol (SDP) implementation in BlueZ. A
physically proximate unauthenticated attacker could use this to
disclose sensitive information. (CVE-2017-1000250)

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 17.04
Ubuntu 16.04
Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.

References