Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Discovered, but Apple's Fix is Already in Place

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This may result in information disclosure, elevation of privilege and/or denial of service.

Bluetooth pairing is so poor as it is, how would one even recognize they were being DoS’d?

Why are Microsoft devices not affected? 😳

Wow lotsa cartoon characters here!
There is cartman, simon bar sinister and itoons!

Simon Bar Sinister is way more good looking than I am. I’m doing everyone a favor.

Only High Sierra? Did the Sierra security update fix this?
Wow lotsa cartoon characters here!
There is cartman, simon bar sinister and itoons!

Why are Microsoft devices not affected? 😳

Security through obscurity.

As many security snafus Apple has had the past year, they’re usually really good at fixing these before it becomes news.
Yo, maybe we can exploit this instead of fixing it. That way I can finally forcibly auto-pair my stuff instead of going through the painful pairing process manually!

Jokes aside, this is yet another reason I keep Bluetooth disabled forever (the other big one being that it's a PitA). It's like Adobe Flash, a new vulnerability every few months.
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Only High Sierra? Did the Sierra security update fix this?

HS, Sierra, and El Cap are patched: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT208937

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