Security Bulletin: Open Source Apache Struts V1 ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability (CVE-2014-0114) in IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search and IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition
An Open Source Apache Struts V1 ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability affects the web application server that is used by the administration console in IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search (now named IBM Watson Content Analytics) and IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition.
This vulnerability affects only the administration console; it does not affect enterprise search applications or the content analytics miner.
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0114
Open Source Apache Struts V1 ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability.
Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/92889 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search V3.0 and V2.2
IBM OmniFind Enterprise Edition V9.1
The Apache Struts used by the web application server may be vulnerable to a class loader manipulation. IBM recommends installing recommended fixes as outlined below. If you use IBM WebSphere Application Server in your Content Analytics with Enterprise Search V3.0 system instead of the embedded web application server, also consult the security bulletin Classloader Manipulation Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server CVE-2014-0114 for vulnerability details.
|Product||VRMF||APAR||How to acquire the fix|
|IBM Content Analytics with Enterprise Search||V3.0||None.|
|IBM Content Analytics||V2.2||None.|
|OmniFind Enterprise Edition||V9.1||None.|
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
June 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.
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|Watson Group||OmniFind Enterprise Edition||AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows, Linux on System z||9.1|
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