IBM WebSphere Portal Apache Commons FileUpload DoS

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 74293


The remote Windows host has web portal software installed that is affected by a denial of service vulnerability.


The version of IBM WebSphere Portal on the remote host is affected by a denial of service vulnerability in the Apache Commons FileUpload library that allows an attacker to cause the application to enter an infinite loop.


For 6.1.x, first upgrade to either : Fix Pack CF27 or Fix Pack CF27; then apply Interim Fixes PI14025, PI14027, PI14028, PI14029, PI14086, PI14150, PI14812, PI15187, and PI17908.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 74293

File Name: websphere_portal_cve-2014-0050.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2014/06/03

Updated: 2018/08/06

Dependencies: 72644

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_portal

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere Portal

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2014/05/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/02/06

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0050

BID: 65400

EDB-ID: 31615