Comparison Using Wrong Factors Affecting org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on package, versions [1.65,1.67)


0.0
high

Snyk CVSS

    Exploit Maturity Proof of concept
    Attack Complexity Low
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NVD
8.1 high

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  • Snyk ID SNYK-JAVA-ORGBOUNCYCASTLE-1052448
  • published 18 Dec 2020
  • disclosed 18 Dec 2020
  • credit Matti Varanka, Tero Rontti

How to fix?

Upgrade org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on to version 1.67 or higher.

Overview

org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on is a Java implementation of cryptographic algorithms.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Comparison Using Wrong Factors. The OpenBSDBCrypt.checkPassword utility method compared incorrect data when checking the password, allowing incorrect passwords to indicate they were matching with previously hashed ones that were different.