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Security Bulletin: Apache Commons FileUpload is vulnerable to a denial of service (CVEID: CVE-2014-0050) in IBM Content Manager Services for Lotus Quickr

Security Bulletin


Summary

Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are 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.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0050

Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are vulnerable to a denial of service

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

IBM Content Manager Services for Lotus Quickr 1.0 and 1.1

Remediation/Fixes

Go to www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral , search for "Content Manager Services for Lotus Quickr," and apply the fixes below:

Version 1.0: Upgrade to version 1.1 and apply 1.1.0.3-CMQS-IF002
Version 1.1: Apply 1.1.0.3-CMQS-IF002

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: Content Manager
Content Manager Services for Lotus Quickr

Software version: 8.4.1, 8.4.2, 8.4.3, 8.5

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1677724

Modified date: 01 July 2014