openSUSE Security Update : bouncycastle (openSUSE-2018-776)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 111428
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Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for bouncycastle fixes the following issues :

Security issues fixed :

- CVE-2018-1000613: Fix use of Externally-Controlled Input to Select Classes or Code ('Unsafe Reflection') (boo#1100694).

- CVE-2017-13098: Fix against Bleichenbacher oracle when not using the lightweight APIs (boo#1072697).

Solution

Update the affected bouncycastle packages.

See Also

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1072697

https://bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1100694

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 111428

File Name: openSUSE-2018-776.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 7/30/2018

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bouncycastle, p-cpe:/a:novell:opensuse:bouncycastle-javadoc, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:15.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 7/28/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-13098, CVE-2018-1000613