Vulnerability identifier: #VU11223
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Legion of the Bouncy Castle Inc.
The vulnerability allows a local attacker to cobtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
The weakness exists due to a design error when determining the size of the to be used to protect data inside of a keystore. A local attacker can gain access to a BKSv1 keystore file, bypass security restrictions and conduct brute-force attack.
Update to version 1.47 or later.
Vulnerable software versions
The Bouncy Castle Crypto Package For Java: 1.0 - 1.46
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?