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Security Bulletin: Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics Managing Server vulnerability (CVE-2014-0050)

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The following security vulnerability has been resolved in the ITCAM for Application Diagnostics Managing Server. This vunlerability could have caused the denial of service.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0050
Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are vulnerable to a denial of service
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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

ITCAM for Application Diagnostics 7.1 through 7.1 Fixpack 3 IFIX 7


The recommended solution is to apply the fix ITCAM for Application Diagnostics 7.1 Fixpack 3 IFIX 8 which will be released on July 15th.

Meanwhile, you should delete the affected older version of Apache common fileupload and replace it with the new one. Follow the following steps to perform the recommended solution:

Step 1: Download this file commons-fileupload-1.3.1.jarcommons-fileupload-1.3.1.jar
Step 2: Login to the Managing server box where Visualization Engine (VE) is installed.
Step 3: Delete the file <WASHOME>/installedApps/<Node_Name>/ITCAM_Application.ear/octigate.web-ws51.war/WEB-INF/lib/commons-fileupload-1.2.1.jar.
For example, /opt/IBM/itcam/AppServer70/profiles/AppSrv01/installedApps/devapp-lnx-s04Node03Cell/ITCAM_Application.ear/octigate.web-ws51.war/WEB-INF/lib/commons-fileupload-1.2.1.jar
Step 4: Copy the file commons-fileupload-1.3.1.jar to the following directory <WASHOME>/installedApps/<Node_Name>/ITCAM_Application.ear/octigate.web-ws51.war/WEB-INF/lib/
Step 5: Restart the WebSphere Application Server where Visualization Engine (VE) is installed.

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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Composite Application Manager for Application Diagnostics

Software version: 7.1

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

Reference #: 1672032

Modified date: 02 May 2014