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ESB-2014.0677 - [Win][Linux][HP-UX][Solaris][AIX] IBM FileNet: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 07 May 2014
References: ESB-2014.0167  ESB-2014.0171  ESB-2014.0292  ESB-2014.0669  ESB-2014.0703  ESB-2014.0706  ESB-2014.0837  ESB-2014.0861  

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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

                               ESB-2014.0677
Security Bulletin: IBM FileNet Business Process Framework is affected by a
        vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload (CVE--2014-0050)
                                7 May 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM FileNet
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-2014.0669
                   ESB-2014.0292
                   ESB-2014.0171
                   ESB-2014.0167

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21670769

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Security Bulletin: IBM FileNet Business Process Framework is affected by
a vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload (CVE--2014-0050)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:
FileNet Business Process Framework

Software version:
4.1.0

Operating system(s):
AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #:
1670769

Modified date:
2014-04-29

Summary

Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are vulnerable to a denial of service.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0050
Description: Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are vulnerable to a
denial of service, caused by the improper handling of Content-Type HTTP
header for multipart requests. By sending a specially-crafted request,
an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to
enter into an infinite loop.

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90987 for the
current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM FileNet Business Process Framework Version 4.1.0.x

Remediation/Fixes

The fix is included in Interim Fix 1 for IBM FileNet Business Process
Framework 4.1.0.10. To apply the fix, you must upgrade to 4.1 Fix Pack 10
first, then download and install the Interim Fix 4.1.0.10-P8BPF-IF001. The
Fix Pack and Interim Fix are available from IBM Fix Central site
(http://ibm.com/support/fixcentral/).

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known, apply fixes

References
Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2

Related information
IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

30 April 2014: Original copy published

*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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