Debian: DSA-3829-1: bouncycastle security update

    Date11 Apr 2017
    CategoryDebian
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Quan Nguyen discovered that a missing boundary check in the Galois/Counter mode implementation of Bouncy Castle (a Java implementation of cryptographic algorithms) may result in information disclosure.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-3829-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                       Moritz Muehlenhoff
    April 11, 2017                        https://www.debian.org/security/faq
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    Package        : bouncycastle
    CVE ID         : CVE-2015-6644
    
    Quan Nguyen discovered that a missing boundary check in the
    Galois/Counter mode implementation of Bouncy Castle (a Java
    implementation of cryptographic algorithms) may result in information
    disclosure.
    
    For the stable distribution (jessie), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.49+dfsg-3+deb8u2.
    
    For the upcoming stable distribution (stretch), this problem has been
    fixed in version 1.54-1.
    
    For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
    version 1.54-1.
    
    We recommend that you upgrade your bouncycastle packages.
    
    Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
    these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
    found at: https://www.debian.org/security/
    
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