Cryptographic Issues Affecting org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on package, versions (,1.51)


0.0
medium
  • Attack Complexity

    Low

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGBOUNCYCASTLE-31048

  • published

    22 Oct 2015

  • disclosed

    22 Oct 2015

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

Upgrade org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on to version 1.51 or higher.

Overview

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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Cryptographic Issues as it does not validate a point is within the elliptic curve, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain private keys via a series of crafted elliptic curve Diffie Hellman (ECDH) key exchanges, aka an "invalid curve attack".