CVE-2016-1000338

high

Description

In Bouncy Castle JCE Provider version 1.55 and earlier the DSA does not fully validate ASN.1 encoding of signature on verification. It is possible to inject extra elements in the sequence making up the signature and still have it validate, which in some cases may allow the introduction of 'invisible' data into a signed structure.

References

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2669

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2927

https://github.com/bcgit/bc-java/commit/b0c3ce99d43d73a096268831d0d120ffc89eac7f#diff-3679f5a9d2b939d0d3ee1601a7774fb0

https://lists.apache.org/thread.html/[email protected]%3Csolr-user.lucene.apache.org%3E

https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00009.html

https://usn.ubuntu.com/3727-1/

https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2018-06-01

Updated: 2020-10-20

Type: CWE-347

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH