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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-0050

Original release date: 04/01/2014
Last revised: 01/21/2016


MultipartStream.java in Apache Commons FileUpload before 1.3.1, as used in Apache Tomcat, JBoss Web, and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and CPU consumption) via a crafted Content-Type header that bypasses a loop's intended exit conditions.


The previous CVSS assessment ( Base Score: 5.0 - AV:N/AC:L/AU:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) was provided at the time of initial analysis based on the best available published information at that time. The score has been updated to reflect the impact to Oracle products per Oracle Critical Patch Update Advisory - October 2015 . Other products listed as vulnerable may or may not be similarly impacted.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://svn.apache.org/r1565143
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20150402 NEW : VMSA-2015-0003 VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676091
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2015-1972971.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676656
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21669554
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#14876762
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.huawei.com/en/security/psirt/security-bulletins/security-advisories/hw-350733.htm
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.hitachi.co.jp/Prod/comp/soft1/global/security/info/vuls/HS14-015/index.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.hitachi.co.jp/Prod/comp/soft1/global/security/info/vuls/HS14-016/index.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://advisories.mageia.org/MGASA-2014-0110.html
External Source: JVNDB
Name: JVNDB-2014-000017
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2015:084
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676405
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1062337
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676401
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blog.spiderlabs.com/2014/02/cve-2014-0050-exploit-with-boundaries-loops-without-boundaries.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.hitachi.co.jp/Prod/comp/soft1/global/security/info/vuls/HS14-017/index.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0007.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21675432
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2014-0012.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676853
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676092
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676410
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20141205 NEW: VMSA-2014-0012 - VMware vSphere product updates address security vulnerabilities
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujul2014-1972956.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20140625 NEW VMSA-2014-0007 - VMware product updates address security vulnerabilities in Apache Struts library
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2014:0400
External Source: BID
Name: 65400
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21676403
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-8.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21681214
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuapr2015-2365600.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/alerts-086861.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21677691
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpujan2016-2367955.html
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20150402 NEW : VMSA-2015-0003 VMware product updates address critical information disclosure issue in JRE
External Source: MLIST
Name: [commons-dev] 20140206 [SECURITY] CVE-2014-0050 Apache Commons FileUpload and Apache Tomcat DoS
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/cpuoct2014-1972960.html
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21677724
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/131271/VMware-Security-Advisory-2015-0003.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/127215/VMware-Security-Advisory-2014-0007.html

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.0
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.0:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.11
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.12
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.13
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.14
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.15
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.16
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.17
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.18
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.19
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.2
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.2:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.20
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.21
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.22
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.23
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.24
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.25
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.26
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.27
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.28
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.29
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.3
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.30
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.31
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.32
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.33
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.34
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.35
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.36
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.37
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.38
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.39
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.4
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.4:beta
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.40
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.41
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.42
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.43
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.44
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.45
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.46
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.47
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.48
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.49
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.50
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.6
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.7
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.8
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:7.0.9
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc5
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:8.0.1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc10
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc1
* cpe:/a:apache:tomcat:8.0.0:rc2
* cpe:/a:apache:commons_fileupload:1.0
* cpe:/a:apache:commons_fileupload:1.1
* cpe:/a:apache:commons_fileupload:1.1.1
* cpe:/a:apache:commons_fileupload:1.2
* cpe:/a:apache:commons_fileupload:1.2.1
* cpe:/a:apache:commons_fileupload:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:apache:commons_fileupload:1.3 and previous versions
+ Configuration 2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:12.0
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:12.0in
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:13.0
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:13.1
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:13.2
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:13.3
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:13.4
* cpe:/a:oracle:retail_applications:14.0

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
Changes related to vulnerability configurations

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

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