Debian Security Advisory
DSA-4233-1 bouncycastle -- security update
- Date Reported:
- 22 Jun 2018
- Affected Packages:
- Security database references:
- In Mitre's CVE dictionary: CVE-2018-1000180.
- More information:
It was discovered that the low-level interface to the RSA key pair generator of Bouncy Castle (a Java implementation of cryptographic algorithms) could perform less Miller-Rabin primality tests than expected.
For the stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been fixed in version 1.56-1+deb9u2.
We recommend that you upgrade your bouncycastle packages.
For the detailed security status of bouncycastle please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/bouncycastle