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IBM Lotus Domino HTTP Redirect Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Risk

High

Date Discovered

February 17, 2003

Description

It has been reported that Lotus Domino 6 is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability. The condition occurs when the server constructs a HTTP redirect response. This may be exploited by malicious clients to gain control of affected servers. This vulnerability is reportedly fixed in Notes/Domino release 6.0.1.

Technologies Affected

  • Lotus Domino 6.0.0

Recommendations

Block external access at the network boundary, unless external parties require service.

External access to internal or sensitive servers should be blocked at the network border. This may prevent attack attempts from external, untrusted hosts.
Administrators are advised to upgrade to Domino 6.0.1. The upgrades for various platforms are available at the following location:

References

Credits

Discovered by Mark Litchfield of Next Generation Security Software.
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