BORKlife! Flaw allows overwriting of keys by the habitual voyeur
The Bluetooth Special Interest Group has admitted some previous iterations of its technology had a flaw that could be exploited to hijack or eavesdrop on nearby connections.
Named BLURtooth, aka CVE-2020-15802, the flaw was present in the Bluetooth BR/EDR (Bluetooth Basic Rate/Enhanced Data Rate) from specification version 4.2 to 5.0. The latest version of the Bluetooth spec is 5.2.
Version 4.2 debuted in December 2014 and version 5.0 came along two years later. In 2015 alone the wor...