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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?>
<!DOCTYPE glsa SYSTEM "http://www.gentoo.org/dtd/glsa.dtd">

<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>