Debian: DSA-2856-1: libcommons-fileupload-java security update

    Date 07 Feb 2014
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    Posted By LinuxSecurity Advisories
    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.
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    Debian Security Advisory DSA-2856-1                   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
    https://www.debian.org/security/                            Florian Weimer
    February 07, 2014                      https://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.
    
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