Debian: 2856-1: libcommons-fileupload-java: denial of service
Posted by Benjamin D. Thomas   
Debian It was discovered that the Apache Commons FileUpload package for Java could enter an infinite loop while processing a multipart request with a crafted Content-Type, resulting in a denial-of-service condition. [More...]
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Debian Security Advisory DSA-2856-1                   security@debian.org
http://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
February 07, 2014                      http://www.debian.org/security/faq
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Package        : libcommons-fileupload-java
Vulnerability  : denial of service
Problem type   : remote
Debian-specific: no
CVE ID         : CVE-2014-0050

It was discovered that the Apache Commons FileUpload package for Java
could enter an infinite loop while processing a multipart request with
a crafted Content-Type, resulting in a denial-of-service condition.

For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.2-1+deb6u2.

For the stable distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.2.2-1+deb7u2.

For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in
version 1.3.1-1.

We recommend that you upgrade your libcommons-fileupload-java packages.

Further information about Debian Security Advisories, how to apply
these updates to your system and frequently asked questions can be
found at: http://www.debian.org/security/

Mailing list: debian-security-announce@lists.debian.org
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