Blueborne - Linux Kernel Remote Denial of Service in Bluetooth subsystem - CVE-2017-1000251

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Red Hat Product Security has been made aware of a vulnerability affecting the Linux kernel's implementation of the Bluetooth Host L2CAP protocol that has been rated as Important.

The Logical Link Control and Adaptation Layer Protocol (L2CAP) works at the data link layer in the Bluetooth stack. It provides services such as connection multiplexing, segmentation and reassembly of packets for upper layer protocols such as Bluetooth. It facilitates higher level protocols to transmit and receive L2CAP data packets to and from clients.


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