IBM Lotus Domino server could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive system information

lotus-domino-information-disclosure (10685) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Lotus Domino server could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive system information. A remote attacker could send a request to the Domino server, which would cause information about the server to be returned in the HTTP headers of the reply, such as the release version, build date, and operating system of the Web server. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected server.


Obtain Information


Edit notes.ini and add "DominoNoBanner=1". In versions of Domino previous to 5.0.9, the DominoNoBanner flag removes the Domino version, build date, and operating system from HTTP headers.


Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.8


Sep 19, 2001

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