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.
Published 2014-04-01 06:27:51
Updated 2021-07-17 08:15:07
Source Red Hat, Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2014-0050

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 80
IPs affected by CVE-2014-0050 16,743
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-0050

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Metasploit modules for CVE-2014-0050

  • Apache Commons FileUpload and Apache Tomcat DoS
    Disclosure Date: 2014-02-06
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module triggers an infinite loop in Apache Commons FileUpload 1.0 through 1.3 via a specially crafted Content-Type header. Apache Tomcat 7 and Apache Tomcat 8 use a copy of FileUpload to handle mime-multipart requests, therefore, Apache Tomcat 7.0.0 through 7.0.

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-0050

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CWE ids for CVE-2014-0050

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