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Mandriva: Updated bluez-utils packages fix hidd vulnerability Print E-mail
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Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Mandrake hidd in BlueZ (bluez-utils) before 2.25 allows remote attackers to obtain control of the (1) Mouse and (2) Keyboard Human Interface Device (HID) via a certain configuration of two HID (PSM) endpoints, operating as a server, aka HidAttack.
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Mandriva Linux Security Advisory                         MDKSA-2007:014
 http://www.mandriva.com/security/
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Package : bluez-utils
 Date    : January 15, 2007
 Affected: 2006.0
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Problem Description:
 
 hidd in BlueZ (bluez-utils) before 2.25 allows remote attackers to
 obtain control of the (1) Mouse and (2) Keyboard Human Interface Device
 (HID) via a certain configuration of two HID (PSM) endpoints, operating
 as a server, aka HidAttack.

 hidd is not enabled by default on Mandriva 2006.0. This update adds the
 --nocheck option (disabled by default) to the hidd binary, which
 defaults to rejecting connections from unknown devices unless --nocheck
 is enabled.

 The updated packages have been patched to correct this problem
 _______________________________________________________________________

 References:
 
 http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2006-6899
 _______________________________________________________________________
 
 Updated Packages:
 
 Mandriva Linux 2006.0:
 3e4cef35413fb07be1bf17be76e82ab0  2006.0/i586/bluez-utils-2.19-7.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm
 71fe8899bacb7cf75482f3deced101c4  2006.0/i586/bluez-utils-cups-2.19-7.1.20060mdk.i586.rpm 
 4d4e9c474520e55710458666c1624c24  2006.0/SRPMS/bluez-utils-2.19-7.1.20060mdk.src.rpm

 Mandriva Linux 2006.0/X86_64:
 cf217ff41df2f2abd65b86c12c15177a  2006.0/x86_64/bluez-utils-2.19-7.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm
 26b6a142c00e22cb4fcb737f724b0bc1  2006.0/x86_64/bluez-utils-cups-2.19-7.1.20060mdk.x86_64.rpm 
 4d4e9c474520e55710458666c1624c24  2006.0/SRPMS/bluez-utils-2.19-7.1.20060mdk.src.rpm
 _______________________________________________________________________

 To upgrade automatically use MandrivaUpdate or urpmi.  The verification
 of md5 checksums and GPG signatures is performed automatically for you.

 All packages are signed by Mandriva for security.  You can obtain the
 GPG public key of the Mandriva Security Team by executing:

  gpg --recv-keys --keyserver pgp.mit.edu 0x22458A98

 You can view other update advisories for Mandriva Linux at:

  http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories

 If you want to report vulnerabilities, please contact

  security_(at)_mandriva.com
 _______________________________________________________________________

 Type Bits/KeyID     Date       User ID
 pub  1024D/22458A98 2000-07-10 Mandriva Security Team
  
 
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