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CVE-2015-7940 Detail

Current Description

The Bouncy Castle Java library before 1.51 does not validate a point is withing 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."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/package-announce/2016-January/174915.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-11/msg00012.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2035.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2036.html
http://web-in-security.blogspot.ca/2015/09/practical-invalid-curve-attacks.html Technical Description
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3417
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/22/7 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2015/10/22/9 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuapr2018-3678067.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2018-3236628.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2017-3236622.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujul2018-4258247.html
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2016-2881722.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpuoct2017-3236626.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/79091
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037036
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037046
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037053
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3727-1/
https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/security-advisory/cpujan2019-5072801.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure NIST  
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:bouncycastle:bouncy_castle_crypto_package:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
1.50

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:application_testing_suite:12.5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:application_testing_suite:12.5.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:application_testing_suite:12.5.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:enterprise_manager_ops_center:12.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:enterprise_manager_ops_center:12.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:peoplesoft_enterprise_peopletools:8.54:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:peoplesoft_enterprise_peopletools:8.55:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:oracle:virtual_desktop_infrastructure:3.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7940
NVD Published Date:
11/09/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/16/2019