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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 105502


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


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.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 105502

File Name: freebsd_pkg_6a131fbfec7611e7aa65001b216d295b.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2018/01/02

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N


Base Score: 5.9

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bouncycastle15, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2017/12/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2017/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13098