CVE-2016-9804

NameCVE-2016-9804
DescriptionIn BlueZ 5.42, a buffer overflow was observed in "commands_dump" function in "tools/parser/csr.c" source file. The issue exists because "commands" array is overflowed by supplied parameter due to lack of boundary checks on size of the buffer from frame "frm->ptr" parameter. This issue can be triggered by processing a corrupted dump file and will result in hcidump crash.
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NVD severitymedium
Debian Bugs847837

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
bluez (PTS)jessie (security), jessie5.23-2+deb8u1vulnerable
stretch (security), stretch5.43-2+deb9u1vulnerable
buster, bullseye, sid5.50-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
bluezsource(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant847837

Notes

https://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-bluetooth/msg68892.html
Crash in hcidump CLI tool, no security impact

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