Remote code execution in BlueZ



Published: 2022-06-20
Risk Medium
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Local network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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BlueZ
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products

Vendor BlueZ Project

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU64523

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:U/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input when handling the A2DP profile. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the system and execute arbitrary code.

Mitigation

Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

BlueZ: 5.40 - 5.64


CPE2.3 External links

http://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/bluez/+bug/1977968

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the local network (LAN).

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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