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Security Bulletin: Apache Commons FileUpload is vulnerable to a denial of service (CVEID: CVE-2014-0050) in IBM Content Manager Services for Lotus Quickr

Security Bulletin


Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of Content-Type HTTP header for multipart requests. By sending a specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the application to enter into an infinite loop.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0050

Apache Commons FileUpload and Tomcat are vulnerable to a denial of service

CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Content Manager Services for Lotus Quickr 1.0 and 1.1


Go to , search for "Content Manager Services for Lotus Quickr," and apply the fixes below:

Version 1.0: Upgrade to version 1.1 and apply
Version 1.1: Apply

Workarounds and Mitigations


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*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the Reference section of this Security Bulletin.


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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018