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Ubuntu alert USN-413-1 (bluez-utils)

From:  Kees Cook <>
Subject:  [USN-413-1] BlueZ vulnerability
Date:  Tue, 23 Jan 2007 18:28:49 -0800

=========================================================== Ubuntu Security Notice USN-413-1 January 24, 2007 bluez-utils vulnerability CVE-2006-6899 =========================================================== A security issue affects the following Ubuntu releases: Ubuntu 5.10 This advisory also applies to the corresponding versions of Kubuntu, Edubuntu, and Xubuntu. The problem can be corrected by upgrading your system to the following package versions: Ubuntu 5.10: bluez-utils 2.20-0ubuntu3.1 In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the necessary changes. Details follow: A flaw was discovered in the HID daemon of bluez-utils. A remote attacker could gain control of the mouse and keyboard if hidd was enabled. This does not affect a default Ubuntu installation, since hidd is normally disabled. Updated packages for Ubuntu 5.10: Source archives: Size/MD5: 650 7bb5c0c29740dfae995a55ba26d07a57 Size/MD5: 526189 b2444d694c7511e6653a3a9cead00889 amd64 architecture (Athlon64, Opteron, EM64T Xeon) Size/MD5: 20086 3b4ed9604f7ba74d1e287614afa18cf4 Size/MD5: 187672 7aad0bfd925ef78d37cbeef826249c78 i386 architecture (x86 compatible Intel/AMD) Size/MD5: 19518 4cce6a8b87feec8426d3b2e63945c434 Size/MD5: 15604 cb8dd267df57bcb30ec3c73e180e994e Size/MD5: 164384 431ed3045356754cbdbb96a24a7ec0dd powerpc architecture (Apple Macintosh G3/G4/G5) Size/MD5: 21414 72d08ff3dd99ffd8674d88fcb56bf69b Size/MD5: 15610 c33bd675a14e05622c66fbb590a14442 Size/MD5: 194032 3a7fbfb965ca835996aee0693307de71 sparc architecture (Sun SPARC/UltraSPARC) Size/MD5: 19748 39ec9668ce2e9f71c22435585086d01f Size/MD5: 15610 7b24e1d49ba44ad98faa243a3ea3a405 Size/MD5: 169410 93215bf674614af19c8709ded03a8420 -- ubuntu-security-announce mailing list Modify settings or unsubscribe at:

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