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

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111428


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


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).


Update the affected bouncycastle packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 111428

File Name: openSUSE-2018-776.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/07/30

Modified: 2018/07/30

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: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: 2018/07/28

Reference Information

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