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Bug 683230 (CVE-2018-10910) - <net-wireless/bluez-5.51: failure in disabling Bluetooth discoverability in certain cases may lead to the unauthorized pairing of Bluetooth devices (CVE-2018-10910)
Summary: <net-wireless/bluez-5.51: failure in disabling Bluetooth discoverability in c...
Alias: CVE-2018-10910
Product: Gentoo Security
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Vulnerabilities (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal minor (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Security
Whiteboard: B3 [noglsa cve]
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-04-13 09:33 UTC by GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot
Modified: 2020-03-26 19:09 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

See Also:
Package list:
net-wireless/bluez-5.51 dev-libs/ell-0.23
Runtime testing required: ---
stable-bot: sanity-check+


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Description GLSAMaker/CVETool Bot gentoo-dev 2019-04-13 09:33:39 UTC
CVE-2018-10910 (
  A bug in Bluez may allow for the Bluetooth Discoverable state being set to
  on when no Bluetooth agent is registered with the system. This situation
  could lead to the unauthorized pairing of certain Bluetooth devices without
  any form of authentication. Versions before bluez 5.51 are vulnerable.
Comment 1 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2019-04-13 09:36:19 UTC
bluez-5.51 (not yet released) should contain the patches (
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2019-09-29 11:01:01 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit 01275fe1564faa3c830bca4b0ea900fb44bafb0f
Author:     Pacho Ramos <>
AuthorDate: 2019-09-29 10:58:47 +0000
Commit:     Pacho Ramos <>
CommitDate: 2019-09-29 10:58:47 +0000

    net-wireless/bluez: Version bump to 5.51
    - Follow Fedora for installing few more needed extra-tools, AutoEnable
      bluetooth as soon as possible for keyboard/mouse devices.
    - Install example files for meshctl (#662110)
    - Fix QA issues (#694852)
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.76, Repoman-2.3.17
    Signed-off-by: Pacho Ramos <>

 net-wireless/bluez/Manifest                      |   1 +
 net-wireless/bluez/bluez-5.51.ebuild             | 285 +++++++++++++++++++++++
 net-wireless/bluez/files/69-btattach-bcm.rules   |  33 +++
 net-wireless/bluez/files/bluetooth-init.d-r4     |   2 +-
 net-wireless/bluez/files/ |  30 +++
 net-wireless/bluez/files/btattach-bcm_at.service |   6 +
 6 files changed, 356 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
Comment 3 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2019-10-06 21:30:20 UTC
x86 stable
Comment 4 Aaron Bauman Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2019-10-07 04:34:08 UTC
arm64 stable
Comment 5 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2019-10-07 08:42:53 UTC
amd64 stable
Comment 6 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2019-10-07 09:47:48 UTC
ppc stable
Comment 7 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2019-10-07 09:53:10 UTC
ppc64 stable
Comment 8 Mikle Kolyada archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2019-11-01 10:28:42 UTC
arm stable
Comment 9 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2020-03-11 13:37:27 UTC
older versions were cleaned
Comment 10 Sam James archtester gentoo-dev Security 2020-03-26 19:02:01 UTC
Tree is clean.
Comment 11 Thomas Deutschmann gentoo-dev Security 2020-03-26 19:09:16 UTC
GLSA Vote: No

Repository is clean, all done!