CVE-2016-7837

NameCVE-2016-7837
DescriptionBuffer overflow in BlueZ 5.41 and earlier allows an attacker to execute arbitrary code via the parse_line function used in some userland utilities.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bluez (PTS)stretch5.43-2+deb9u2fixed
stretch (security)5.43-2+deb9u3fixed
buster, buster (security)5.50-1.2~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid5.55-3.1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bluezsource(unstable)5.43-1

Notes

[wheezy] - bluez <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
Fixed by: http://git.kernel.org/cgit/bluetooth/bluez.git/commit/?id=8514068150759c1d6a46d4605d2351babfde1601 (5.42)

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