Bug 1588314 (CVE-2016-1000344) - CVE-2016-1000344 bouncycastle: DHIES implementation allowed the use of ECB mode
Summary: CVE-2016-1000344 bouncycastle: DHIES implementation allowed the use of ECB mode
Status: NEW
Alias: CVE-2016-1000344
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Keywords: Security
Depends On: 1588321 1700955 1589570 1589571 1592662
Blocks: 1588310
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2018-06-07 05:22 UTC by Sam Fowler
Modified: 2019-04-22 21:34 UTC (History)
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:2669 None None None 2018-09-11 07:56 UTC
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2018:2927 None None None 2018-10-16 15:23 UTC

Description Sam Fowler 2018-06-07 05:22:48 UTC
In the Bouncy Castle JCE Provider version 1.55 and earlier the DHIES implementation allowed the use of ECB mode. This mode is regarded as unsafe and support for it has been removed from the provider.


Upstream Commits:

https://github.com/bcgit/bc-java/commit/9385b0ebd277724b167fe1d1456e3c112112be1f

Comment 1 Sam Fowler 2018-06-07 05:30:30 UTC
Created bouncycastle tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-6 [bug 1588321]

Comment 4 Kurt Seifried 2018-06-10 20:28:46 UTC
Statement:

This issue affects the versions of bouncycastle as shipped with Red Hat Subscription Asset Manager 1.x. Red Hat Product Security has rated this issue as having a security impact of Moderate. No update is planned for this product at this time. For additional information, refer to the Issue Severity Classification: https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/.

Comment 6 errata-xmlrpc 2018-09-11 07:56:00 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat JBoss Fuse

Via RHSA-2018:2669 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2669

Comment 7 errata-xmlrpc 2018-10-16 15:23:16 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Satellite 6.4 for RHEL 7

Via RHSA-2018:2927 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2927


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