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Security Bulletin: Denial of Service attack possible on Cúram instances using Apache Commons FileUpload (CVE-2014-0050)

Security Bulletin


Summary

A version of Apache Commons FileUpload shipped with Cúram is vulnerable to a denial of service attack.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0050
DESCRIPTION:
Apache Commons FileUpload is 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
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/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

Cúram Social Program Management

All products are affected when running code releases 4.5 SP10, 5.0, 5.2, 5.2 SP1, 5.2 SP4, 5.2 SP4 DE, 5.2 SP5, 5.2 SP6, 6.0 SP2, 6.0.3.0, 6.0.4.0, 6.0.4.3, 6.0.4.4, 6.0.4.5, 6.0.5.2, 6.0.5.3, 6.0.5.4.

Remediation/Fixes

Product

VRMF Remediation/First Fix
Cúram SPM 4.5 SP10 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP2
Cúram CWC 4.5.1 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP2
Cúram SPM 5.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP17
Cúram SPM 5.2 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP3
Cúram SPM 5.2 SP1 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP17
Cúram SPM 5.2 SP4 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP24
Cúram SPM 5.2 SP4 DE Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP11
Cúram SPM 5.2 SP5 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP4
Cúram SPM 5.2 SP6 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP5
Cúram SPM 6.0 SP2 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to EP25
Cúram SPM 6.0.3.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 8
Cúram SPM 6.0.4.0 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 13
Cúram SPM 6.0.4.3 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 9
Cúram SPM 6.0.4.4 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 7
Cúram SPM 6.0.4.5 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 5
Cúram SPM 6.0.5.2 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 9
Cúram SPM 6.0.5.3 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 8
Cúram SPM 6.0.5.4 Visit IBM Fix Central and upgrade to iFix 2

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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Reference

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related Information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

9 June 2014: Original version published
31 July 2014: Updated fix version for 6.0 SP2 to EP25. EP24 did not deliver all required fixes for this issue.
19 Sept 2014: Added fix version for CWC 4.5.1

*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

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Product Alias/Synonym

Curam

Document information

More support for: Cúram Social Program Management

Component: --

Software version: 4.5, 5.0, 5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.4, 5.2.5, 5.2.6, 6.0.2, 6.0.3, 6.0.4, 6.0.5

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

Reference #: 1675470

Modified date: 02 July 2018