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CVE-2005-2547 Detail


security.c in hcid for BlueZ 2.16, 2.17, and 2.18 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via shell metacharacters in the Bluetooth device name when invoking the PIN helper.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  08/12/2005

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
Original release date:
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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (08/30/2006)

Not vulnerable. These issues did not affect the version of BlueZ as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch External Source CONFIRM Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MLIST [bluez-devel] 20050804 Possible security vulnerability in hcid when calling pin helper External Source DEBIAN DSA-782 External Source GENTOO GLSA-200508-09 External Source BID 14572 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM

Technical Details

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