IBM WebSphere Portal Apache Commons FileUpload DoS

high Nessus Plugin ID 74293
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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: High

ID: 74293

File Name: websphere_portal_cve-2014-0050.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 6/3/2014

Updated: 1/19/2021

Dependencies: websphere_portal_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2014-0050


Risk Factor: Low

Score: 2.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:websphere_portal

Required KB Items: installed_sw/IBM WebSphere Portal

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 5/13/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/6/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-0050

BID: 65400

EDB-ID: 31615