Topic-icon BlueBorne virus that spreads via bluetooth could affect billions of devices

2 months 3 weeks ago #3726 by KudoShinichi

Wait for the phone mfg to fix. In the mean time, disable bluetooth if not in use.

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2 months 3 weeks ago #3727 by KudoShinichi

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Title: Microsoft Security Update Releases
Issued: September 26, 2017
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Summary
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The following CVE has undergone a major revision increment.

* CVE-2017-8628
CVE Revision Information:
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CVE-2017-8628

- Title: CVE-2017-8628 | Microsoft Bluetooth Driver Spoofing
Vulnerability
- portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-us/security-guidance
- Reason for Revision: Information updated to correct package KB
numbers for the Security Updates for affected editions of Windows 7
and Windows 8.1. Microsoft released security updates to address
CVE-2017-8628 on July 11, 2017, and because it is one of a group of
vulnerabilities collectively known as “BlueBorne” affecting
software from multiple vendors, Microsoft published the CVE on
September 12, 2017 as part of an industry-wide coordinated
disclosure to remediate the vulnerability. Customers running
Microsoft Windows need only to install the Windows updates that are
offered to be protected from this vulnerability. Customers running
Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 who have not installed the September
Monthly Rollup should install either the July Security Update or
the September Monthly Rollup to be protected from this vulnerability.
Customers running other affected versions of Windows who have
already successfully installed the September Security Updates do
not need to take any further action.
- Originally posted: September 12, 2017
- Updated: September 26, 2017
- CVE Severity Rating: Important
- Version: 2.0

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2 months 3 weeks ago #3728 by minion03

how about for mobile phones? r there available patches?

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