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FreeBSD: VID-6A131FBF-EC76-11E7-AA65-001B216D295B (CVE-2017-13098): The Bouncy Castle Crypto APIs: CVE-2017-13098 ("ROBOT")

Severity CVSS Published Added Modified
4 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) December 12, 2017 December 31, 2017 January 17, 2018


BouncyCastle TLS prior to version 1.0.3, when configured to use the JCE (Java Cryptography Extension) for cryptographic functions, provides a weak Bleichenbacher oracle when any TLS cipher suite using RSA key exchange is negotiated. An attacker can recover the private key from a vulnerable application. This vulnerability is referred to as "ROBOT."

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