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Category:   OS (Linux)  >   Linux Kernel Vendors:   kernel.org
Linux Kernel Stack Overflow in Bluetooth Stack Lets Remote Users on the Wireless Network Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039373
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039373
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-1000251   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 27 2017
Original Entry Date:  Sep 19 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Root access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in the Linux kernel. A remote user on the wireless network can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user on the Bluetooth wireless network can send specially crafted Logical Link Control and Adaptation Layer Protocol (L2CAP) parameters to trigger a stack overflow in the kernel's Bluetooth implementation and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with kernel-level privileges.

The original advisory is available at:

https://www.armis.com/blueborne/

Armis Labs reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user on the wireless network can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a source code fix, available at:

https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux.git/commit/?id=e860d2c904d1a9f38a24eb44c9f34b8f915a6ea3

Vendor URL:  www.kernel.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 19 2017 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Stack Overflow in Bluetooth Stack Lets Remote Users on the Wireless Network Execute Arbitrary Code
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 12.04 ESM.
Sep 19 2017 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Stack Overflow in Bluetooth Stack Lets Remote Users on the Wireless Network Execute Arbitrary Code
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 17.04.
Sep 19 2017 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Stack Overflow in Bluetooth Stack Lets Remote Users on the Wireless Network Execute Arbitrary Code
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 16.04 LTS.
Sep 19 2017 (Ubuntu Issues Fix) Linux Kernel Stack Overflow in Bluetooth Stack Lets Remote Users on the Wireless Network Execute Arbitrary Code
Ubuntu has issued a fix for Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS.



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