Social Business Toolkit SDK - 20140723
Social Business Toolkit SDK - 20140723
Aug 1, 2014
Apache License
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This release contains a security fix - see below for details.

IBM Security Bulletin

Security Bulletin: Social Business Toolkit multiple vulnerabilities (CVE-2014-0075 CVE-2014-0095 CVE-2014-0096 CVE-2014-0099 CVE-2014-0119 CVE-2014-0050)

Summary

Multiple vulnerabilities found in two components distributed with the Social Business Toolkit:
Vendor Product Version Included CVEs
Apache Tomcat apache-tomcat-7.0.30 CVE-2014-0119

        CVE-2014-0075
        CVE-2014-0096
        CVE-2014-0099
        CVE-2014-0050
        CVE-2013-4322
        CVE-2013-4590
        CVE-2013-4286
        CVE-2013-2071
        CVE-2013-2067
        CVE-2012-4431

Apache common-fileupload commons-fileupload-1.2.1 CVE-2014-0050

        CVE-2013-0248

Affected Products and Versions

All Social Business Toolkit Versions up to and including version 1.0.2.x are shipped with those components and vulnreable.

Vulnerability Details

FileUpload issues:

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.
CVE-2014-0050
CVSS Base Score: 5.0
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/90987 for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

Apache Tomcat issues

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0075
Description: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of a malformed chunk size as part of a chucked request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93365 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0095
Description: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by the improper handling of an AJP request. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume a request processing thread and cause a denial of service.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93366 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0096
Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an XML External Entity Injection (XXE) error when processing XML data by the default server. By sending specially-crafted XML data, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 4.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93367 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0099
Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the failure to check for overflows when parsing content length headers. By sending specially-crafted request, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93369 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVE-ID: CVE-2014-0119
Description: Apache Tomcat could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the replacement of the XML parsers used to process XSLTs for the default servlet. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted application to obtain sensitive information.
CVSS Base Score: 5
CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/93368 for more information
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

Remediation and Fixes

User having deployed components directly from the Social Business Toolkit are encouraged to upbrade to version 1.0.3.20140723-1200 available at:

https://github.com/OpenNTF/SocialSDK/releases/tag/sbtsdk-1.0.3.20140723-1200

References

Tomcat Security Advisories: http://tomcat.apache.org/security-7.html
FileUpload release notes: http://commons.apache.org/proper/commons-fileupload/download_fileupload.cgi

Related Information
see https://www-304.ibm.com/connections/blogs/PSIRT/?lang=en

Change History

 23 July 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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