openSUSE Security Update : bouncycastle (openSUSE-2018-794)

High Nessus Plugin ID 111544

Synopsis

The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.

Description

This update for bouncycastle fixes the following issues :

Security issue fixed :

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

Solution

Update the affected bouncycastle packages.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 111544

File Name: openSUSE-2018-794.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2018/08/06

Modified: 2018/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

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

CVSSv3

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:42.3

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

Patch Publication Date: 2018/08/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1000613