Upstream information

CVE-2018-1000613 at MITRE


Legion of the Bouncy Castle Legion of the Bouncy Castle Java Cryptography APIs 1.58 up to but not including 1.60 contains a CWE-470: Use of Externally-Controlled Input to Select Classes or Code ('Unsafe Reflection') vulnerability in XMSS/XMSS^MT private key deserialization that can result in Deserializing an XMSS/XMSS^MT private key can result in the execution of unexpected code. This attack appear to be exploitable via A handcrafted private key can include references to unexpected classes which will be picked up from the class path for the executing application. This vulnerability appears to have been fixed in 1.60 and later.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 1096291 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1100694 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 1153385 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP2
  • bouncycastle >= 1.64-1.63
  • bouncycastle-pg >= 1.64-1.63
openSUSE Leap 15.0
  • bouncycastle >= 1.60-lp150.2.3.1
  • bouncycastle-javadoc >= 1.60-lp150.2.3.1
openSUSE Leap 15.1
  • bouncycastle >= 1.60-lp151.3.3.1
  • bouncycastle-javadoc >= 1.60-lp151.3.3.1
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • bouncycastle >= 1.60-23.7.1
  • bouncycastle-javadoc >= 1.60-23.7.1