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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.131170
Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0487
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0487
Description:Summary:
Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0487

Vulnerability Insight:
The Bouncy Castle Java library before 1.51 does not validate a point is within the elliptic curve, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain private keys via a series of crafted elliptic curve Diffie Hellman (ECDH) key exchanges, aka an invalid curve attack (CVE-2015-7940).

Solution:
Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

CVSS Score:
5.0

CVSS Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7940
BugTraq ID: 79091
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79091
Debian Security Information: DSA-3417 (Google Search)
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3417
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/174915.html
http://web-in-security.blogspot.ca/2015/09/practical-invalid-curve-attacks.html
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuapr2020.html
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/22/7
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/22/9
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2035
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2035.html
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2036
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2036.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037036
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037046
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037053
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1911 (Google Search)
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00012.html
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3727-1/
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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