FreeBSD : The Bouncy Castle Crypto APIs: CVE-2017-13098 ('ROBOT') (6a131fbf-ec76-11e7-aa65-001b216d295b)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The Legion of the Bouncy Castle reports :

Release: 1.59

CVE-2017-13098 ('ROBOT'), a Bleichenbacher oracle in TLS when RSA key
exchange is negotiated. This potentially affected BCJSSE servers and
any other TLS servers configured to use JCE for the underlying crypto
- note the two TLS implementations using the BC lightweight APIs are
not affected by this.

See also :

https://www.bouncycastle.org/releasenotes.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d2af3297

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 105502 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2017-13098

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