openSUSE Security Update : bouncycastle (openSUSE-2016-282) (SLOTH)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 89018


The remote openSUSE host is missing a security update.


This update to bouncycastle 1.54 fixes the following issues :

- CVE-2015-7575: add validation that signature algorithm received in DigitallySigned structures is actually one of those offered (boo#967521)


Update the affected bouncycastle packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 89018

File Name: openSUSE-2016-282.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.4 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/02/29

Modified: 2016/10/13

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/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:13.2, cpe:/o:novell:opensuse:42.1

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

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-7575