Vulnerability in Bluetooth Stack Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Description: This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in the Bluetooth stack in Windows that could allow remote code execution. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. The security update addresses the vulnerability by modifying the way that the Bluetooth stack handles a large number of service description requests.
Update type: Critical
Release date: June 10, 2008
Applies to: All
Knowledge base: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/951376
Comments: Here are the specifics on the vulnerabilities covered by this update:
- Bluetooth Vulnerability – CVE-2008-1453
For more information on this issue, including potential causes, workarounds, and resolutions, see: Microsoft KB Article KB951376.