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Bug 610710 (CVE-2016-7837) - <net-wireless/bluez-5.42: Buffer overflow in parse_line function
Summary: <net-wireless/bluez-5.42: Buffer overflow in parse_line function
Alias: CVE-2016-7837
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B2 [cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2017-02-23 16:20 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2017-02-27 15:05 UTC (History)
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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2017-02-23 16:20:25 UTC
From ${URL} :

BlueZ provides a Bluetooth protocol stack for Linux kernel and userland utilities.
parse_line() function used in some userland utilities contains a buffer overflow vulnerability.

Upstream patch:

@maintainer(s): after the bump, in case we need to stabilize the package, please let us know if it is ready for the stabilization or not.
Comment 1 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2017-02-25 12:00:32 UTC
per 5.43 version shouldn't be affected
Comment 2 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev 2017-02-27 15:05:50 UTC
git tag --contains 8514068150759c1d6a46d4605d2351babfde1601 | sort -u

>=v5.42 in repository since

Repository is clean.

Closing as invalid because Gentoo is not affected by the reported vulnerability.