Upstream information

CVE-2016-1000343 at MITRE

Description

In the Bouncy Castle JCE Provider version 1.55 and earlier the DSA key pair generator generates a weak private key if used with default values. If the JCA key pair generator is not explicitly initialised with DSA parameters, 1.55 and earlier generates a private value assuming a 1024 bit key size. In earlier releases this can be dealt with by explicitly passing parameters to the key pair generator.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate 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: 1095849 [NEW]

SUSE Security Advisories:

List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
openSUSE Leap 42.3
  • bouncycastle >= 1.59-23.3.1
  • bouncycastle-javadoc >= 1.59-23.3.1
Patchnames:
openSUSE-2018-628