Bug 1013716 (CVE-2016-9799)

Summary: VUL-0: CVE-2016-9799: bluez: buffer overflow in pklg_read_hci()
Product: [Novell Products] SUSE Security Incidents Reporter: Matthias Gerstner <matthias.gerstner>
Component: IncidentsAssignee: Al Cho <acho>
Status: RESOLVED INVALID QA Contact: Security Team bot <security-team>
Severity: Minor    
Priority: P5 - None CC: matthias.gerstner, smash_bz
Version: unspecified   
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Hardware: Other   
OS: Other   
URL: https://smash.suse.de/issue/177092/
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Description Matthias Gerstner 2016-12-05 16:47:24 UTC
In BlueZ 5.42, a buffer overflow was observed in "pklg_read_hci" function in
"btsnoop.c" source file. This issue can be triggered by processing a corrupted
dump file and will result in btmon crash.

References:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1401524
http://web.nvd.nist.gov/view/vuln/detail?vulnId=CVE-2016-9799
http://www.cvedetails.com/cve/CVE-2016-9799/
https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-bluetooth/msg68898.html
Comment 1 Matthias Gerstner 2016-12-05 16:48:25 UTC
The reported bug does not apply to older versions of bluez. None of our codestreams contains the affected function "pklg_read_hci".