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Category:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks
Title:Mageia Linux Local Check: mgasa-2015-0487
Summary:Mageia Linux Local Security Checks mgasa-2015-0487
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).

Update the affected packages to the latest available version.

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Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2015-7940
BugTraq ID: 79091
Debian Security Information: DSA-3417 (Google Search)
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2035
RedHat Security Advisories: RHSA-2016:2036
SuSE Security Announcement: openSUSE-SU-2015:1911 (Google Search)
CopyrightCopyright (C) 2015 Eero Volotinen

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