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Security Bulletin: Classloader Manipulation Vulnerability in IBM WebSphere Application Server shipped with IBM Content Collector (CVE-2014-0114)

Security Bulletin


There is a classloader manipulation vulnerability in the Apache Struts 1 used by the Administrative Console in IBM WebSphere Application Server that is shipped with IBM Content Collector.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2014-0114
Description: Apache Struts could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by the failure to restrict the setting of Class Loader attributes. Together with IBM Content Collector Struts 1 is used by the Administrative Console in IBM WebSphere Application Server.
CVSS Base Score: 7.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Content Collector V2.2



VRMFRemediation/First Fix
IBM Content Collector2.2.0.0 - Fix Pack, available from Fix Central

Workarounds and Mitigations


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Change History

27 June 2014: Original version published.

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Document Information

Modified date:
17 June 2018