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Security Bulletin: A security vulnerability has been identified in Business Space shipped with IBM Business Monitor and WebSphere Business Monitor (CVE-2014-0050)

Security Bulletin


Summary

There is a vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpdate used by Business Space in IBM Business Monitor and WebSphere Business Monitor.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0050

Description: MultipartStream.java in Apache Commons FileUpload before 1.3.1, as used in Apache Tomcat, JBoss Web, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a crafted Content-Type header that bypasses a loop's intended exit conditions.
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
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

This problem affects the following versions of the product:

WebSphere Business Monitor Version 7.0.0.x

IBM Business Monitor Version 7.5.1.x

IBM Business Monitor Version 8.0.1.x

Remediation/Fixes

Fixes are available in the links are provided below:

Version 7.0.0.x - 7.0.0.5-WS-BSPACE-IFJR50026

Version 7.5.1.x - 7.5.1.2 iFix for JR50026

Version 8.0.1.x - 8.0.1.2-WS-BSPACE-IFJR50026

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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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Related information

A Japanese translation is available

Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Business Integration WebSphere Business Monitor Business Space AIX, Linux, Linux zSeries, Windows, z/OS 7.0.0.5, 7.0.0.4, 7.0.0.3, 7.0.0.2, 7.0

Document information

More support for: IBM Business Monitor
Business Space

Software version: 7.5, 7.5.0.1, 7.5.1, 7.5.1.1, 7.5.1.2, 8.0, 8.0.1, 8.0.1.1, 8.0.1.2

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows, z/OS

Reference #: 1676853

Modified date: 23 June 2014