Vulnerability identifier: #VU22272
Vulnerability risk: Medium
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Legion of the Bouncy Castle Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform DoS attack on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due memory leak in the ASN.1 parser. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted ASN.1 data and cause an OutOfMemoryError and perform denial of service attack.
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Vulnerable software versions
The Bouncy Castle Crypto Package For Java: 1.63
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.