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Security Bulletin: Security fixes for Sametime Proxy Server and Web Client

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Security Bulletin: Security fixes for Sametime Proxy Server and Web Client version 9

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0050

    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.


CVE ID: CVE-2014-3015

    IBM Lotus Sametime Web player is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed HTTP request. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities


Affected Products and Versions

Sametime Proxy Server and Web Client version 9


Please install the fix available via the following technote:

"Security fixes to Sametime Proxy Server and Web Client" (#1673229)

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Related information

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Change History

21 May 2014 - Original version published.
7 July 2014 - Fixes updated.

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Document information

More support for: IBM Sametime
Sametime Proxy Server and Web Client

Software version: 9.0,

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 1673260

Modified date: 07 July 2014