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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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/04/2018
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 3.9


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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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://usn.ubuntu.com/3727-1/

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature (CWE-347)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1000342
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2018
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018