Insecure Encryption Affecting org.bouncycastle:bcprov-jdk15on package, versions [,1.56)


0.0
high
  • Attack Complexity

    High

  • Confidentiality

    High

  • Integrity

    High

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  • snyk-id

    SNYK-JAVA-ORGBOUNCYCASTLE-32368

  • published

    13 Jun 2018

  • disclosed

    4 Nov 2016

  • credit

    Unknown

How to fix?

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

Overview

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

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

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