Insecure Encryption Affecting org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on Open this link in a new tab package, versions [,1.56)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGBOUNCYCASTLE-32366

  • published

    13 Jun 2018

  • disclosed

    27 Aug 2016

  • credit

    Unknown

Overview

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

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Insecure Encryption. The ECIES implementation allowed the use of ECB mode. This mode is regarded as unsafe and support for it has been removed from the provider.

Remediation

Upgrade org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on to version 1.56 or higher.

References