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Category:Red Hat Local Security Checks
Title:RedHat Security Advisory RHSA-2007:0065

The remote host is missing updates announced in
advisory RHSA-2007:0065.

The bluez-utils package contains Bluetooth daemons and utilities.

A flaw was found in the Bluetooth HID daemon (hidd). A remote attacker
would have been able to inject keyboard and mouse events via a Bluetooth
connection without any authorization. (CVE-2006-6899)

Note that Red Hat Enterprise Linux does not come with the Bluetooth HID
daemon enabled by default.

Users of bluez-utils are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which
contains a backported patch to correct this issue.

Please note that this update is available via
Red Hat Network. To use Red Hat Network, launch the Red
Hat Update Agent with the following command: up2date

Risk factor : High

CVSS Score:

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2006-6899
BugTraq ID: 22076
Bugtraq: 20070104 23C3 - Bluetooth hacking revisted [Summary and Code] (Google Search)
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