SuSE 11.2 / 11.3 Security Update : jakarta-commons-fileupload (SAT Patch Numbers 8445 / 8446)

high Nessus Plugin ID 70872
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The remote SuSE 11 host is missing one or more security updates.


jakarta-commons-fileupload received a security fix :

- A poison null byte flaw was found in the implementation of the DiskFileItem class. A remote attacker could able to supply a serialized instance of the DiskFileItem class, which would be deserialized on a server, could use this flaw to write arbitrary content to any location on the server that is permitted by the user running the application server process. (CVE-2013-2186)


Apply SAT patch number 8445 / 8446 as appropriate.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 70872

File Name: suse_11_jakarta-commons-fileupload-131017.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/13/2013

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:jakarta-commons-fileupload, p-cpe:/a:novell:suse_linux:11:jakarta-commons-fileupload-javadoc, cpe:/o:novell:suse_linux:11

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/cpu, Host/SuSE/release, Host/SuSE/rpm-list

Patch Publication Date: 10/17/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-2186