On Fri, 04 Dec 2015, Markus Koschany wrote:
> thanks for your work on this bug. We intend to upload version 1.51 of
> bouncycastle to unstable this weekend since we were able to upgrade all
> reverse-dependencies except one so far. Are there any new information
> regarding the patches for Jessie? Shall we still wait with an upload or
> is it safe to use the three existing patches?

Upstream told me that the supplementary fixes will be released in
version 1.54 as they are not urgent and that we can release the current
set of fixes for now.

He suggested to run the ECPointTest unit tests against the backported code
though. I did not check yet what this involves... and whether unit tests
are run automatically during build or not.

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