Descriptionailure in disabling Bluetooth discoverability in certain cases may lead to the unauthorized pairing of Bluetooth devices
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)

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, sid5.50-1vulnerable

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs


[stretch] - bluez <ignored> (Minor issue, does not affected Gnome Bluetooth in stretch)
[jessie] - bluez <no-dsa> (Minor issue because in gnome-bluetooth <= 3.26 the D-Bus calls were synchronous and thus the issue in bluez will have no actual affect)
Bug in src:bluez itself and would need fixing there, but it is workaroundable in

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