Ubuntu 2029-1: Apache Commons FileUpload vulnerability

    Date13 Nov 2013
    CategoryUbuntu
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    Posted ByLinuxSecurity Advisories
    Apache Commons FileUpload could be made to overwrite files.
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    Ubuntu Security Notice USN-2029-1
    November 13, 2013
    
    libcommons-fileupload-java vulnerability
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    A security issue affects these releases of Ubuntu and its derivatives:
    
    - Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
    
    Summary:
    
    Apache Commons FileUpload could be made to overwrite files.
    
    Software Description:
    - libcommons-fileupload-java: File upload capability for servlets and web
    applications
    
    Details:
    
    It was discovered that Apache Commons FileUpload incorrectly handled file
    names with NULL bytes in serialized instances. An attacker could use this
    issue to possibly write to arbitrary files.
    
    Update instructions:
    
    The problem can be corrected by updating your system to the following
    package versions:
    
    Ubuntu 10.04 LTS:
      libcommons-fileupload-java      1.2.1-3ubuntu2.1
    
    In general, a standard system update will make all the necessary changes.
    
    References:
      http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2029-1
      CVE-2013-2186
    
    Package Information:
      https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libcommons-fileupload-java/1.2.1-3ubuntu2.1
    
    
    
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