DSA-2019-094: RSA BSAFE® Crypto-J Multiple Security Vulnerabilities


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Medium

First published:  15 Aug 2019
Last updated:  08 Oct 2019

CVE ID(s)

Overview

Severity Rating (CVSS Base Score)

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Affected Products

  • RSA BSAFE Crypto-J versions prior to 6.2.5
  • RSA BSAFE SSL-J, all currently supported versions where 6.2.4.1 is the most recent release as of this advisory
  • RSA BSAFE Cert-J, all currently supported versions where 6.2.4 is the most recent release as of this advisory

Summary

RSA BSAFE Crypto-J contains fixes for multiple security vulnerabilities that could potentially be exploited by malicious users to compromise the affected system.

Details

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For an explanation of Severity Ratings, refer to the Security Advisories Severity Rating knowledge base article. RSA recommends all customers take into account both the base score and any relevant temporal and environmental scores which may impact the potential severity associated with particular security vulnerability.

Read and use the information in this RSA Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this advisory, contact RSA Customer Support. RSA Security LLC and its affiliates, including without limitation, its ultimate parent company, Dell Technologies, distribute RSA Security Advisories in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected RSA products, important security information.

 

RSA recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. RSA disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

 

In no event shall RSA, its affiliates or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if RSA, its affiliates or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply.

Recommendations

The following RSA BSAFE Crypto-J release contains resolutions to these vulnerabilities:

  • RSA BSAFE Crypto-J 6.2.5

 

RSA recommends all customers upgrade Crypto-J at the earliest opportunity.

 

As RSA BSAFE SSL-J uses Crypto-J for all cryptographic operations, RSA recommends all customers to upgrade to BSAFE SSL-J 6.2.4.x which supports using Crypto-J 6.2.5. Future releases of SSL-J 6.2.4.x will include Crypto-J 6.2.5.

 

As RSA BSAFE Cert-J uses Crypto-J for all cryptographic operations, RSA recommends all customers to upgrade to BSAFE Cert-J 6.2.4 which supports using Crypto-J 6.2.5. Future releases of Cert-J will include Crypto-J 6.2.5.


For additional documentation, downloads and more, visit the RSA BSAFE page on RSA Link.

Credit

RSA would like to thank Antonio Sanso for reporting CVE -2019-3739 and CVE-2019-3740.

Read and use the information in this RSA Security Advisory to assist in avoiding any situation that might arise from the problems described herein. If you have any questions regarding this advisory, contact RSA Customer Support. RSA Security LLC and its affiliates, including without limitation, its ultimate parent company, Dell Technologies, distribute RSA Security Advisories in order to bring to the attention of users of the affected RSA products, important security information.

 

RSA recommends that all users determine the applicability of this information to their individual situations and take appropriate action. The information set forth herein is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind. RSA disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, including the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.

 

In no event shall RSA, its affiliates or its suppliers, be liable for any damages whatsoever including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, loss of business profits or special damages, even if RSA, its affiliates or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so the foregoing limitation may not apply.