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USN-3727-1: Bouncy Castle vulnerabilities

1 August 2018

Several security issues were fixed in Bouncy Castle.



  • bouncycastle - Java implementation of cryptographic algorithms


It was discovered that Bouncy Castle incorrectly handled certain crypto
algorithms. A remote attacker could possibly use these issues to obtain
sensitive information, including private keys.

Update instructions

The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following package versions:

Ubuntu 14.04

In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.