CVE-2016-1000342 Detail

Current Description

In the Bouncy Castle JCE Provider version 1.55 and earlier ECDSA does not fully validate ASN.1 encoding of signature on verification. It is possible to inject extra elements in the sequence making up the signature and still have it validate, which in some cases may allow the introduction of 'invisible' data into a signed structure.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/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/843c2e60f67d71faf81d236f448ebbe56c62c647#diff-25c3c78db788365f36839b3f2d3016b9 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-347 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1000342
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/20/2020
Source:
MITRE