Bug 1425117 (CVE-2016-7837) - CVE-2016-7837 bluez: Buffer overflow in parse_line function
Summary: CVE-2016-7837 bluez: Buffer overflow in parse_line function
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: CVE-2016-7837
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability   
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Hardware: All Linux
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Reported: 2017-02-20 15:32 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2017-02-28 08:00 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: bluez 5.42
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Last Closed: 2017-02-28 08:00:41 UTC
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Description Andrej Nemec 2017-02-20 15:32:20 UTC
BlueZ provides a Bluetooth protocol stack for Linux kernel and userland utilities.
parse_line() function used in some userland utilities contains a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Upstream patch:

http://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/commit/?id=8514068150759c1d6a46d4605d2351babfde1601

Comment 4 Dhiru Kholia 2017-02-28 08:00:41 UTC
Statement:

Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having Low security impact. This issue is not currently planned to be addressed in future updates.


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