Microsoft Windows Mobile bluetooth device name denial of service
|windowsmobile-bluetooth-dos (45463)||Medium Risk|
Microsoft Windows Mobile is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified error in the Bluetooth stack when handling advertised device names. By sending an overly long Bluetooth device name, a remote attacker could cause the device to crash.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- Microsoft Windows Mobile Web site: Windows Mobile.
- Packet Storm Web Site: Windows Mobile version 6.0 long device name remote reboot denial of service exploit.
- BID-31420: Microsoft Windows Mobile Overly Long Bluetooth Device Name Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-4295: Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0 on HTC Wiza 200 and HTC MDA 8125 devices does not properly handle the first attempt to establish a Bluetooth connection to a peer with a long name, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (device reboot) by configuring a Bluetooth device with a long hci name and (1) connecting directly to the Windows Mobile system or (2) waiting for the Windows Mobile system to scan for nearby devices.
- OSVDB ID: 48789: Microsoft Windows Mobile Bluetooth Device Name Overflow DoS
- SA32066: Microsoft Windows Mobile Bluetooth Device Name Denial of Service
- Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.0
Sep 26, 2008
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