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Security Bulletin: Apache Tomcat Vulnerabilities in IBM UrbanCode Release (CVE-2014-0075,CVE-2014-0095,CVE-2014-0096,CVE-2014-0099,CVE-2014-0119)

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Summary

Previous releases of IBM UrbanCode Release are affected by vulnerabilities in Apache Tomcat that may allow remote attackers to influence the availability of the server or obtain sensitive information.

Vulnerability Details

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CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0075

Description: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of a malformed chunk size as part of a chucked request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93365 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0095

Description: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of an AJP request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume a request processing thread and cause a denial of service.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93366 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0096

Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data by the default server. By sending specially-crafted XML data, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93367 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0099

Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to check for overflows when parsing content length headers. By sending specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93369 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)


CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0119

Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the replacement of the XML parsers used to process XSLTs for the default servlet. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted application to obtain sensitive information.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/93368 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM UrbanCode Release v6.0, v6.0.0.1, v6.0.1, v6.0.1.1, v6.0.1.2, v6.0.1.3, v6.0.1.4, and v6.1 on all supported platforms.

Remediation/Fixes

For affected version 6.1 of IBM UrbanCode Release, upgrade to IBM UrbanCode Release version 6.1.0.1 or later. For all versions of 6.0 install IBM UrbanCode Release version 6.0.1.4.ifix01

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v2 Guide
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Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

None

Change History

* 15 August 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.

Disclaimer

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Document information

More support for: IBM UrbanCode Release
Security

Software version: 6.0, 6.0.0.1, 6.0.1, 6.0.1.1, 6.0.1.2, 6.0.1.3, 6.0.1.4, 6.1

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1681528

Modified date: 15 August 2014