openSUSE-SU-2018:2131-1: moderate: Security update for bouncycastle

openSUSE Security Update: Security update for bouncycastle

Announcement ID: openSUSE-SU-2018:2131-1
Rating: moderate
References: #1072697 #1100694
Cross-References: CVE-2017-13098 CVE-2018-1000613
Affected Products:
openSUSE Leap 15.0

An update that fixes two vulnerabilities is now available.


This update for bouncycastle fixes the following issues:

Security issues fixed:

– CVE-2018-1000613: Fix use of Externally-Controlled Input to Select
Classes or Code (‘Unsafe Reflection’) (boo#1100694).
– CVE-2017-13098: Fix against Bleichenbacher oracle when not using the
lightweight APIs (boo#1072697).

Patch Instructions:

To install this openSUSE Security Update use the SUSE recommended installation methods
like YaST online_update or “zypper patch”.

Alternatively you can run the command listed for your product:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0:

zypper in -t patch openSUSE-2018-776=1

Package List:

– openSUSE Leap 15.0 (noarch):



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