83063 : IBM Lotus Notes URL Handler notes:// Handling Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-06-18
Time to Patch
179 days

Description

IBM Lotus Notes contains a flaw that is triggered when the URL handler fails to properly handle notes:// URLs. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, IBM has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section. This patch is "available upon request by opening a service request with IBM Support."

Products

IBM Corporation
Lotus Notes
8.0.2
8.5
8.5.1
8.5.2
8.5.3

References

Tools & Filters

d2sec_notesurl

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-06-20 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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