CVE-2016-1000339 Detail

Current Description

In the Bouncy Castle JCE Provider version 1.55 and earlier the primary engine class used for AES was AESFastEngine. Due to the highly table driven approach used in the algorithm it turns out that if the data channel on the CPU can be monitored the lookup table accesses are sufficient to leak information on the AES key being used. There was also a leak in AESEngine although it was substantially less. AESEngine has been modified to remove any signs of leakage (testing carried out on Intel X86-64) and is now the primary AES class for the BC JCE provider from 1.56. Use of AESFastEngine is now only recommended where otherwise deemed appropriate.


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Severity



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NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  5.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N


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Hyperlink Resource
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2669
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2927
https://github.com/bcgit/bc-java/commit/413b42f4d770456508585c830cfcde95f9b0e93b#diff-54656f860db94b867ba7542430cd2ef0 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/bcgit/bc-java/commit/8a73f08931450c17c749af067b6a8185abdfd2c0#diff-494fb066bed02aeb76b6c005632943f2 Patch  Third Party Advisory 
https://lists.debian.org/debian-lts-announce/2018/07/msg00009.html Third Party Advisory 
https://security.netapp.com/advisory/ntap-20181127-0004/
https://usn.ubuntu.com/3727-1/
https://www.oracle.com/security-alerts/cpuoct2020.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-310 Cryptographic Issues cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1000339
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2020
Source:
MITRE