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Security Bulletin: A potential denial of service vulnerability affects Liberty in Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center (CVE-2014-0050)

Security Bulletin


IBM Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center Versions 6.4 and 7.1 include Liberty Application Server. Liberty and have a potential denial of service vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server (CVE-2014-0050). Liberty has released a fix pack that applies to Operations Center V6.4 and V7.1.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0050
Description: Potential denial of service in Apache Commons FileUpload 
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See 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 Tivoli Storage Manager Operations Center,, and


TSM OC Release Remediation/First Fix
6.4.1.X - ALL Operating Systems
7.1.0.X - ALL Operating Systems

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

11 Aug 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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Document information

More support for: Tivoli Storage Manager

Software version: 6.4, 7.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1680564

Modified date: 20 July 2015