OpenSUSE Linux update for jakarta-commons-fileupload

Published: 2019-05-15 | Updated: 2019-05-15
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2016-1000031
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software Opensuse Subscribe
Vendor Novell

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) Desereliazation of untrusted data

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 8.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2016-1000031

CWE-ID: CWE-502 - Deserialization of Untrusted Data


The vulnerability allows a remote unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists in DiskFileItem class of the FileUpload library due to deserialization of untrusted data. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code under the context of the current process.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.


Update the affected packages.

Vulnerable software versions

Opensuse: 15.0

CPE External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.