|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
The Bouncy Castle Crypto Package For Java
Universal components / Libraries / Libraries used by multiple products
|Vendor||Legion of the Bouncy Castle Inc.|
This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to disclose sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists in Bouncy Castle JCE Provider implementation of DSA signature generation process. The attacker with ability to observe timings for the generation of signatures can gain information about the signature's k value and ultimately the private value as well.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
The Bouncy Castle Crypto Package For Java: 1.41 - 1.55Fixed software versions
Q & A
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?