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

medium Nessus Plugin ID 73003


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


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.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 73003

File Name: mandriva_MDVSA-2014-056.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Published: 3/14/2014

Updated: 1/6/2021

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:mandriva:business_server:1, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-servlet-3.0-api, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:maven-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-admin-webapps, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-lib, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-jsp-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-commons-fileupload, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:apache-commons-fileupload-javadoc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-webapps, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-jsvc, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:maven, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-docs-webapp, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat-el-2.2-api, p-cpe:/a:mandriva:linux:tomcat

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/13/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0050

BID: 65400

MDVSA: 2014:056