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  2. JDK-7198901

correct the field size check when decoding a point on ECC curve

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    • Type: Bug
    • Status: Closed
    • Priority: P4
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: 7
    • Fix Version/s: 8
    • Component/s: security-libs
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      b58
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      generic
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        The ECParameters.decodePoint method has a test that checks the field size matches the encoded point length. That check is needs to be tightened to fit the ANSI X9.63 spec.

        Reported by Michael St. Johns on 12 Sep 2012:
        http://mail.openjdk.java.net/pipermail/security-dev/2012-September/005519.html

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                Assignee:
                vinnie Vincent Ryan
                Reporter:
                vinnie Vincent Ryan
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