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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Commons affects
IBM B2B Advanced Communications (CVE-2016-3092)
27 September 2016
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: IBM B2B Advanced Communications
Operating System: Linux variants
Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote/Unauthenticated
CVE Names: CVE-2016-3092
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Security Bulletin: Vulnerability in Apache Commons affects IBM B2B Advanced
More support for: B2B Advanced Communications
Software version: 1.0.0
Operating system(s): Linux, Windows
Software edition: All Editions
Reference #: 1990424
Modified date: 2016-09-23
IBM B2B Advanced Communications is vulnerable to a denial of service,
caused by an error in the Apache Commons FileUpload component.
DESCRIPTION: Apache Tomcat is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused
by an error in the Apache Commons FileUpload component. By sending file
upload requests, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause
the server to become unresponsive.
CVSS Base Score: 5.3
CVSS Temporal Score: See
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/114336 for the
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Multi-Enterprise Integration Gateway 1.0 - 188.8.131.52
IBM B2B Advanced Communications 184.108.40.206 - 220.127.116.11_1
Product Fix How to acquire fix
IBM B2B Advanced Communications* IBM B2B Advanced Communications 18.104.22.168 IBM Fix Central > B2B_Advanced_Communications_V22.214.171.124_2_IFix_Media
* Includes product name "Multi-Enterprise Integration Gateway"
IBM recommends that you review your entire environment to identify vulnerable
releases of the open-source Apache Commons Collections and take appropriate
mitigation and remediation actions.
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THE IMPACT OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.
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