[SECURITY] [DLA 2433-1] bouncycastle security update

Type debian
Reporter Debian
Modified 2020-11-05T10:54:47


Debian LTS Advisory DLA-2433-1 debian-lts@lists.debian.org https://www.debian.org/lts/security/ Chris Lamb November 05, 2020 https://wiki.debian.org/LTS

Package : bouncycastle Version : 1.56-1+deb9u3 CVE ID : CVE-2020-26939

It was discovered that there was an issue in the bouncycastle crypto library where attackers could obtain sensitive information due to observable differences in its response to invalid input.

For Debian 9 "Stretch", this problem has been fixed in version 1.56-1+deb9u3.

We recommend that you upgrade your bouncycastle packages.

For the detailed security status of bouncycastle please refer to its security tracker page at: https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/bouncycastle

Further information about Debian LTS security advisories, how to apply these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be found at: https://wiki.debian.org/LTS