Intrusion Prevention

Apache.Commons.FileUpload.MultipartStream.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in Apache Tomcat.
The vulnerability is due to an boundary check error when handling a Content-Type header of a multipart HTTP request. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

Apache Software Foundation Commons FileUpload prior to 1.3.2
Apache Tomcat prior to 9.0.0M8
Apache Tomcat prior to 8.0.36
Apache Tomcat prior to 7.0.70

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems or services

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/commons-dev/201606.mbox/

CVE References

CVE-2014-0050 CVE-2016-3092