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Security Bulletin: IBM FileNet Business Process Framework is affected by a vulnerability in Apache Xalan-Java (CVE-2014-0107)

Security Bulletin


Open Source Apache Xalan-Java could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions.

Vulnerability Details

CVE ID: CVE--2014-0107

Description: Apache Xalan-Java could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by the improper handling of output properties. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass the secure processing feature to load arbitrary restricted classes.

CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM FileNet Business Process Framework Version 4.1.0.x


The fix is included in Interim Fix 2 for IBM FileNet Business Process Framework To apply the fix, you must upgrade to 4.1 Fix Pack 10 first, then download and install the Interim Fix Please note that Interim Fix 2 also includes all fixes available in Interim Fix 1. The Fix Pack and Interim Fix are available from IBM Fix Central site (

Workarounds and Mitigations

None known, apply fixes.

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Change History

6 Jun 2014: Original copy published

*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