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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload library affect Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI (CVE-2023-24998)

Security Bulletin


Fix is available for vulnerability in Apache Commons FileUpload library affecting Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI (CVE-2023-24998). Apache Commons FileUpload is used by Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI to facilitate file upload in Map Resources admin page. The fix includes Apache Commons FileUpload v1.5.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID:   CVE-2023-24998
DESCRIPTION:   Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by not limit the number of request parts to be processed in the file upload function. By sending a specially-crafted request with series of uploads, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service condition.
CVSS Base score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See: for the current score.
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H)

Affected Products and Versions

Affected Product(s)Version(s)
IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus_GUI8.1.0 FP29 and earlier


ProductVRMFAPARRemediation/First Fix
Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus WebGUI8.1.0KT45903 Apply Fix Pack 30
(Fix Pack for WebGUI 8.1.0 Fix Pack 30)

Workarounds and Mitigations

Upgrade to WebGUI 8.1.0 Fix Pack 30.

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Change History

17 Mar 2023: Initial Publication

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Document Location


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Document Information

Modified date:
21 March 2023