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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Tomcat affects IBM Algo Credit Limits (CVE-2016-3092)

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Summary

Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the Apache Commons FileUpload component, and is supplied with IBM Algo Credit Limits. By sending file upload requests, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server to become unresponsive.

Vulnerability Details

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-3092
Description: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an error in the Apache Commons FileUpload component. By sending file upload requests, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the server to become unresponsive.
CVSS Base Score: 5.300
CVSS Temporal Score: https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114336 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Algo Credit Limits 4.7 and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

A fix has been created for version 4.5.0.05 and 4.7.0.03 of the named product. Download and install the fix as soon as practicable. Fix and installation instructions are provided at the URL listed below.

Patch Number Download URL
ACLM 4.7.0.03 FP10 Solaris/Oracle http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=ibm~Information+Management&product=ibm/Information+Management/Algo+Credit+Manager&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=4.7.0.03-Algo-CreditLimits-SolOra-fp0010:0&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc&login=true
ACLM 4.7.0.03 FP10 Solaris/DB2 http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=ibm~Information+Management&product=ibm/Information+Management/Algo+Credit+Manager&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=4.7.0.03-Algo-CreditLimits-SolDB2-fp0010:0&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc&login=true
ACLM 4.7.0.03 FP10 RHEL/Oracle http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=ibm~Information+Management&product=ibm/Information+Management/Algo+Credit+Manager&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=4.7.0.03-Algo-CreditLimits-RHESOra-fp0010:0&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc&login=true
ACLM 4.7.0.03 FP10 AIX/Oracle http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=ibm~Information+Management&product=ibm/Information+Management/Algo+Credit+Manager&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=4.7.0.03-Algo-CreditLimits-AIXOra-fp0010:0&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc&login=true
ACLM-TFOLC 4.5.0.05 IF9 http://www.ibm.com/support/fixcentral/swg/quickorder?parent=ibm~Information+Management&product=ibm/Information+Management/Algo+Credit+Manager&release=All&platform=All&function=fixId&fixids=4.5.0.5-Algo-CreditLimits-if0009-cs:0&includeSupersedes=0&source=fc&login=true

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

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Acknowledgement

None

Change History

27 September 2016: Original version published
04 October 2016: Updated version 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: Algo Credit Limits

Software version: 4.7.0

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Solaris

Reference #: 1988584

Modified date: 04 October 2016