Oracle Bouncy Castle Java Library Vulnerability

By GIXnews

A vulnerability in the Security (Bouncy Castle Java Library) subcomponent of multiple Oracle products could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to access sensitive information on a targeted system.

The vulnerability is due to improper input validation that is performed by the affected software. An attacker with network access to the system via HTTP could exploit the vulnerability by sending network packets that are designed to submit malicious input to the affected software. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to access sensitive information, which could be used to conduct additional attacks.

Oracle confirmed the vulnerability and released software updates.

Security Impact Rating: High

CVE: CVE-2018-1000180

Source:: Cisco Multivendor Vulnerability Alerts