Nokia OBEX denial of service

nokia-obex-dos (15107) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Nokia 6310i Mobile phone is vulnerable to a denial of service. Nokia 6310i phones support Bluetooth and Infrared connectivity. Both Bluetooth and Infrared use the OBject EXchange (OBEX) protocol to transfer data to and from the phone. If Bluetooth or Infrared connectivity is enabled on the phone, a remote attacker can send a specially-crafted OBEX protocol message to cause the phone to crash.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sun Feb 08 2004 - 18:04:28 CST : ptl-2004-01: Multiple vulnerabilities in Nokia phones.
  • BID-9603: Multiple Nokia Object Exchange Protocol Message Remote Denial Of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2004-0143: Multiple vulnerabilities in Nokia 6310(i) Mobile phones allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (reset) via malformed Bluetooth OBject EXchange (OBEX) messages, probably triggering buffer overflows.
  • OSVDB ID: 3890: Nokia Multiple Model Bluetooth OBEX Message DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • Nokia 6310i


Feb 08, 2004

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