Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : apache-commons-fileupload (MDVSA-2014:056)

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Synopsis :

The remote Mandriva Linux host is missing one or more security
updates.

Description :

Updated apache-commons-fileupload packages fix security
vulnerability :

It was discovered that the Apache Commons FileUpload package for Java
could enter an infinite loop while processing a multipart request with
a crafted Content-Type, resulting in a denial-of-service condition
(CVE-2014-0050).

Tomcat 7 includes an embedded copy of the Apache Commons FileUpload
package, and was affected as well.

Additionally a build problem with maven was discovered, fixed maven
packages is also being provided with this advisory.

See also :

http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0109.html
http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0110.html

Solution :

Update the affected packages.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Mandriva Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 73003 ()

Bugtraq ID: 65400

CVE ID: CVE-2014-0050

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