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Security Bulletin: Apache Commons FileUpload Vulnerabilities in IBM WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer component (CVE-2016-1000031)

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Summary

The DiskFileItem class in Apache Commons Fileupload before 1.3.3, as used in IBM WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer, specifically the Web Gateway component, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code under current context of the current process causing an undefined behavior.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2016-1000031
DESCRIPTION:
 Apache Commons FileUpload, as used in IBM WebSphere MQ Managed File Transfer, specifically the Web Gateway component, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by deserialization of untrusted data in 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 v7.5.0.0 to v7.5.0.8

IBM WebSphere MQ v8.0.0.0 to v8.0.0.8

Remediation/Fixes

IBM WebSphere MQ v7.5.0.0 to v7.5.0.8

Update to, if not already, IBM WebSphere fix pack 7.5.0.8 and then apply interim fix 7.5.0.8-WS-MQ-MFT-IT23627

IBM WebSphere MQ v8.0.0.0 to v8.0.0.8

Apply fix pack 8.0.0.9

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide
On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Change History

30 April 2018 Draft 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: WebSphere MQ
WMQ File Transfer Edition

Software version: 7.5, 8.0

Operating system(s): Platform Independent

Software edition: Edition Independent

Reference #: 2011788

Modified date: 01 May 2018


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