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ESB-2014.1027 - [Win][Linux][Solaris][AIX] IBM Initiate Master Data Service and IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management: Denial of service - Remote/unauthenticated

Date: 24 June 2014
References: ESB-2014.0167  ESB-2014.0171  ESB-2014.0292  ESB-2014.0394  ESB-2014.0440  ESB-2014.0468  ESB-2014.0500  ESB-2014.0506  ESB-2014.1102  ESB-2014.1103  


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                               ESB-2014.1027
  Security Bulletin: IBM Initiate Master Data Service and IBM InfoSphere
Master Data Management may be affected by a denial of service vulnerability
               in Apache Commons FileUpload (CVE-2014-0050)
                               24 June 2014

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Initiate Master Data Service
                   IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Windows
                   AIX
                   Linux variants
                   Solaris
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0050  

Reference:         ESB-2014.0506
                   ESB-2014.0500
                   ESB-2014.0468
                   ESB-2014.0440
                   ESB-2014.0394
                   ESB-2014.0292
                   ESB-2014.0171
                   ESB-2014.0167

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676403

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Security Bulletin: IBM Initiate Master Data Service and IBM InfoSphere Master
Data Management may be affected by a denial of service vulnerability in Apache
Commons FileUpload (CVE-2014-0050)

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for:

Initiate Master Data Service

Software version:

9.0.0, 9.2.0, 9.5.0, 9.7.0, 10.0.0, 10.1.0, 11.0.0

Operating system(s):

Platform Independent

Reference #:

1676403

Modified date:

2014-06-17

Summary

The Apache Commons FileUpload used in IBM Initiate Master Data Service and IBM
InfoSphere Master Data Management may be vulnerable to a denial of service 
attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0050

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

The vulnerability is known to affect the following offerings:

IBM Initiate Master Data Service versions 9.0, 9.2, 9.5, 9.7, 10.0, 10.1

        Impacts Inspector component

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server versions 10.0, 10.1

        Impacts Probabilistic Matching Engine Console component

IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Standard/Advanced Edition version 11.0

        Impacts Inspector component

Remediation/Fixes

For IBM Initiate Master Data Service V9.0: Apply Fix 
9.0.061014_IM_Initiate_Inspector_ALL_iFix from fix central

For IBM Initiate Master Data Service V9.2: Apply Fix 
9.2.061014_IM_Initiate_Inspector_ALL_iFix from fix central

For IBM Initiate Master Data Service V9.5: Apply Fix 
9.5.061014_IM_Initiate_Inspector_ALL_iFix from fix central

For IBM Initiate Master Data Service V9.7: Apply Fix 
9.7.061014_IM_Initiate_Inspector_ALL_iFix from fix central

For IBM Initiate Master Data Service V10.0: Apply Fix 
10.0.061014_IM_Initiate_Inspector_ALL_iFix from fix central

For IBM Initiate Master Data Service V10.1: Apply Fix 
10.1.061014_IM_Initiate_Inspector_ALL_iFix fromfix central

For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server V10.0: Apply Fix 
MDM_10.0.0.0.28_ifix from fix central

For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Server V10.1: Apply Fix 
MDM_10.1.0.0.23_ifix fromfix central

For IBM InfoSphere Master Data Management Standard/Advanced Edition V11.0: 
Apply Fix 11.0.0.0-MDM-IF013 from fix central

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known

References

Complete CVSS Guide

On-line Calculator V2

CVE-2014-0050 ( http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2014-0050)

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

16 Jun 2014 original publish date

*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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