Upstream information

CVE-2015-7940 at MITRE

Description

The Bouncy Castle Java library before 1.51 does not validate a point is withing 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."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having important severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 951727 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE 13.1
  • bouncycastle >= 1.53-8.3.1
  • bouncycastle-javadoc >= 1.53-8.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2015-705
openSUSE Leap 42.1
  • bouncycastle >= 1.53-16.1
  • bouncycastle-javadoc >= 1.53-16.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2015-705
openSUSE Tumbleweed
  • bouncycastle >= 1.54-1.2
  • bouncycastle-javadoc >= 1.54-1.2
Patchnames:
openSUSE Tumbleweed GA bouncycastle


Status of this issue by product and package

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Product(s) Source package State
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP3 java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 12 SP4 java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 12 java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 GA LTSS java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP1 LTSS java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP2 LTSS java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP2 java-1_7_0-openjdk Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 java-1_7_0-openjdk Released