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ESB-2014.0652 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 02 May 2014
References: ESB-2014.0167  ESB-2014.0171  ESB-2014.0292  ESB-2014.0628  ESB-2014.0633  ESB-2014.0649  ESB-2014.0669  ESB-2014.0680  ESB-2014.0706  ESB-2014.0837  
ESB-2014.0861  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.0652
   Security Bulletin: Denial of Service vulnerability in Apache Commons
             FileUpload affects IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
                                2 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  AIX
                   HP-UX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
                   Windows
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0050  

Reference:         ESB-2014.0649
                   ESB-2014.0633
                   ESB-2014.0628
                   ESB-2014.0292
                   ESB-2014.0171
                   ESB-2014.0167

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21670400

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Security Bulletin: Denial of Service vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload 
affects IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

WebSphere Lombardi Edition
Security

Software version:
7.1, 7.1.0.1, 7.1.0.2, 7.1.0.3, 7.2

Operating system(s):
AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Linux/x86, Platform Independent, Solaris, 
Windows, Windows Vista, Windows XP

Software edition:
All Editions

Reference #:
1670400

Modified date:
2014-04-30


Summary

A security vulnerability exists in the open source library Apache Commons 
FileUpload that is shipped with and used by IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition.

Vulnerability Details

By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker might exploit this 
vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.

CVE-2014-0050
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90987
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

WebSphere Lombardi Edition 7.1.0, 7.2.0

Remediation/Fixes

Install APAR IC99466 as appropriate for your current version of IBM WebSphere 
Lombardi Edition.

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
Apache Commons FileUpload change report
Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will 
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of 
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the 
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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