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[SECURITY] [DLA 361-1] bouncycastle security update

Package        : bouncycastle
Version        : 1.44+dfsg-2+deb6u1
CVE ID         : CVE-2015-7940
Debian Bug     : 802671

The Bouncy Castle Java library before 1.51 does not validate that a point
is within the elliptic curve, which makes it easier for remote attackers
to obtain private keys via a series of crafted elliptic curve Diffie
Hellman (ECDH) key exchanges, aka an "invalid curve attack."

For Debian 6 “Squeeze”, this issue has been fixed in version
1.44+dfsg-2+deb6u1 of bouncycastle.

Many thanks to upstream author Peter Dettmann who reviewed the backport
that we prepared.

Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer

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