Ubuntu Security Notice USN-413-1
23rd January, 2007
A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
- Ubuntu 5.10
A flaw was discovered in the HID daemon of bluez-utils. A remote
attacker could gain control of the mouse and keyboard if hidd was
enabled. This does not affect a default Ubuntu installation, since hidd
is normally disabled.
The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package version:
- Ubuntu 5.10:
- bluez-utils 2.20-0ubuntu3.1
To update your system, please follow these instructions: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Security/Upgrades.
In general, a standard system upgrade is sufficient to effect the