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Security Bulletin: Open Source Apache Struts V1 ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability (CVE-2014-0114) in IBM Web Interface for Content Management (WEBi)

Security Bulletin


Summary

Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the setting of Class Loader attributes. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using the class parameter of an ActionForm object to manipulate the ClassLoader and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0114
DESCRIPTION:
Open Source Apache Struts V1 ClassLoader manipulation vulnerability

CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/92889 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

WEB interface for Content Management (WEBi) v1.0.4

Remediation/Fixes

Install WEBi 1.0.4 Fix Pack 5, Interim Fix 2
(1.0.4-IM-WEBi-xxx-FP0005.03 where xxx is required platform.)

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
On-line Calculator v2

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

*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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Document information

More support for: IBM Web Interface for Content Management
WEBi

Software version: 1.0.4

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1675972

Modified date: 12 June 2014


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