Ubuntu 14.04 LTS : bouncycastle vulnerabilities (USN-3727-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 111512
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that Bouncy Castle incorrectly handled certain crypto algorithms. A remote attacker could possibly use these issues to obtain sensitive information, including private keys.
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SolutionUpdate the affected packages.