Security Bulletin: Denial of Service vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload affects IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition
A security vulnerability exists in the open source library Apache Commons FileUpload that is shipped with and used by IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition.
By sending a specially crafted request, an attacker might exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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
Install APAR IC99466 as appropriate for your current version of IBM WebSphere Lombardi Edition.
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
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More support for:
WebSphere Lombardi Edition
Software version: 7.1, 18.104.22.168, 22.214.171.124, 126.96.36.199, 7.2
Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Platform Independent, Solaris, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1670400
Modified date: 30 April 2014