bluez - Bluetooth tools and daemons

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Updates Main i386
Package filename bluez_5.37-0ubuntu5.1_i386.deb
Package name bluez
Package version 5.37
Package release 0ubuntu5.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Category admin
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 931.93 KB
Installed size 4.06 MB
This package contains tools and system daemons for using Bluetooth devices.
BlueZ is the official Linux Bluetooth protocol stack. It is an Open Source
project distributed under GNU General Public License (GPL).


Package Version Architecture Repository
bluez_5.37-0ubuntu5.1_amd64.deb 5.37 amd64 Ubuntu Updates Main
bluez_5.37-0ubuntu5_i386.deb 5.37 i386 Ubuntu Main
bluez_5.37-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb 5.37 amd64 Ubuntu Main
bluez - - -


Name Value
dbus -
init-system-helpers >= 1.18~
kmod -
libc6 >= 2.15
libdbus-1-3 >= 1.9.14
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.31.8
libreadline6 >= 6.0
libudev1 >= 196
lsb-base >= 4.1+Debian11ubuntu7
udev >= 170-1


Name Value
bluez-alsa -
bluez-audio <= 3.36-3
bluez-utils <= 3.36-3


Name Value
bluez-alsa -
bluez-audio <= 3.36-3
bluez-input -
bluez-network -
bluez-serial -
bluez-utils <= 3.36-3
udev << 170-1


Type URL
Binary Package bluez_5.37-0ubuntu5.1_i386.deb
Source Package bluez

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install bluez deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install bluez




2017-09-11 - Steve Beattie <>
bluez (5.37-0ubuntu5.1) xenial-security; urgency=medium
* SECURITY UPDATE: information disclosure in service discovery
protocol daemon.
- debian/patches/CVE-2017-1000250.patch: validate continuation
request size before sending response.
- CVE-2017-1000250
2016-03-01 - Simon Fels <>
bluez (5.37-0ubuntu5) xenial; urgency=medium
[Tony Espy ]
* debian/control: fixup 'Architecture:' and 'Depends:' for bluez-
tests, as it now includes binary commands and thus can no
longer be 'Architecture: all'.
2016-02-11 - Simon Fels <>
bluez (5.37-0ubuntu4) xenial; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/0001-profiles-audio-add-big-endian-structure-definition-f.patch:
- Fix the build on big endian architectures.
2016-02-04 - Simon Fels <>
bluez (5.37-0ubuntu3) xenial; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/0004-obexd-enable-ebook-backend-conditionally.patch:
- Fix FBTS on vivid
2016-02-03 - Simon Fels <>
bluez (5.37-0ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
[ Tony Espy ]
* New upstream version
* Add 0001-obexd-plugins-import-PBAP-ebook-support-from-upstrea.patch:
- Pull in obexd ebook plugin from upstream git.
* Add 0001-obexd-plugins-port-ebook-support-to-the-latest-EDS.patch
* Add 0002-hostname-handle-chassis-type-handset.patch
* Add 0003-tools-mpris-proxy-allow-user-to-specify-different-mp.patch:
- Allow use of an alternate DBus name by MPRIS if 'org.mpris' is not
* Add 0004-obexd-enable-ebook-backend-conditionally.patch:
- Add a new configuration switch for EDS support.
* Add 0005-audio-media-return-empty-string-when-player-name-is-.patch:
- If the name for the player is set as NULL we will crash later on
so taking a valid default is required.
* Update bluez.install to include new btattach binary and manpage.
* Update rules:
- enable obex phonebook-ebook by default
- add enable-experimental to build and install additional
tools/test scripts
* Update control:
- add libebook-dev (>= 3.12) to Build-Depends
- rename bluez-test-scripts to bluez-tests to reflect it does not only
contain scripts but more utilities which can be used for wider testing
of the BlueZ stack.
[ Simon Fels ]
* debian/control:
- Point to correct Vcs used for bluez packaging
2015-11-09 - Sebastien Bacher <>
bluez (5.36-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* New upstream version
* 0001-systemd-Check-if-bluetooth-is-supported-in-the-kerne.patch:
- the change is in the new version
2015-10-20 - Martin Pitt <>
bluez (5.35-0ubuntu2) wily; urgency=medium
* Add 0001-systemd-Check-if-bluetooth-is-supported-in-the-kerne.patch:
bluetooth.service: Check if bluetooth is supported in the kernel, to avoid
failing package installation on a kernel without bluetooth support.
(LP: #1506774)
2015-10-07 - Sebastien Bacher <>
bluez (5.35-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
* New upstream version 
(include mostly bugfixes and a new option off by default)
2015-09-16 - Sebastien Bacher <>
bluez (5.34-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
* New upstream version, 
backported some of the debian packaging improvements
2015-08-18 - Nobuhiro Iwamatsu <>
bluez (5.33-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update to 5.33.
* Remove patches/fix_ftbfs_with_c99.patch.
* Update patches/bluetooth.conf.patch and
* Update libbluetooth3.symbols.
* Update control.
- Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
* Add manpage of gatttool. (Closes: #786489)
* Add bluemoon, hex2hcd and mpris-proxy to bluez. (Closes: #780015)

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