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Gentoo Linux Security Advisory                           GLSA 202011-11
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 Severity: High
    Title: Blueman: Local privilege escalation
     Date: November 11, 2020
     Bugs: #751556
       ID: 202011-11

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Synopsis
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A privilege escalation vulnerability has been discovered in Blueman.

Background
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Blueman is a simple and intuitive GTK+ Bluetooth Manager.

Affected packages
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     Package              /     Vulnerable     /            Unaffected
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  1  net-wireless/blueman         < 2.1.4                    >= 2.1.4

Description
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Where Polkit is not used and the default permissions have been changed
on a specific rule file, control of a local DHCP daemon may be
possible.

Impact
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A local attacker may be able to achieve root privilege escalation.

Workaround
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There is no known workaround at this time.

Resolution
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All Blueman users should upgrade to the latest version:

  # emerge --sync
  # emerge --ask --oneshot --verbose ">=net-wireless/blueman-2.1.4"

References
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[ 1 ] CVE-2020-15238
      https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-15238

Availability
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This GLSA and any updates to it are available for viewing at
the Gentoo Security Website:

 https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202011-11

Concerns?
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Security is a primary focus of Gentoo Linux and ensuring the
confidentiality and security of our users' machines is of utmost
importance to us. Any security concerns should be addressed to
[email protected] or alternatively, you may file a bug at
https://bugs.gentoo.org.

License
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Copyright 2020 Gentoo Foundation, Inc; referenced text
belongs to its owner(s).

The contents of this document are licensed under the
Creative Commons - Attribution / Share Alike license.

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5