Security Bulletin: Apache Commons FileUpload Vulnerabilities in IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition component (CVE-2016-1000031)
The DiskFileItem class in Apache Commons Fileupload before version 1.3.3, used in IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition, specifically the Web Gateway component, could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process, causing an undefined behavior.
DESCRIPTION: Apache Commons FileUpload, used in IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition, could allow deserialization of untrusted data in the DiskFileItem class of the FileUpload library. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.
CVSS Base Score: 9.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/117957 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition v7.0.0
IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition v7.0.1
IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition v7.0.2
IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition v7.0.3
IBM WebSphere MQ File Transfer Edition v7.0.4
All affected product versions are already End of Support. Customers must contact IBM to obtain a fix for the affected release.
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v3 Guide
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Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
22 Dec 2017 Original Version
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More support for:
WMQ Managed File Transfer
Software version: 7.0, 7.0.1, 7.0.2, 7.0.3, 7.0.4
Operating system(s): Platform Independent
Reference #: 2011689
Modified date: 02 January 2018
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