IBM Lotus Domino Accept-Language buffer overflow
|ibm-lotusdomino-acceptlanguage-bo (42552)||High Risk|
IBM Lotus Domino is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the Lotus Domino Web Server when the Domino Web server task is enabled. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP GET request with an overly long "Accept-Language" header, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with SYSTEM privileges or cause the server to crash.
Refer to IBM Technote (FAQ) 1303057 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
- IBM Technote (FAQ) 1303057: Lotus Domino Web server Accept-Language stack overflow.
- MWR InfoSecurity Security Advisory, 20th March 2008: IBM Lotus Domino Accept-Language Stack Overflow.
- BID-29310: IBM Lotus Domino Web Server 'Accept Language' HTTP Header Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-2240: Stack-based buffer overflow in the Web Server service in IBM Lotus Domino before 7.0.3 FP1, and 8.x before 8.0.1, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (daemon crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long Accept-Language HTTP header.
- OSVDB ID: 45415: IBM Lotus Domino Web Server Accept-Language HTTP Header Remote Overflow
- SA30310: IBM Lotus Domino Web Server Cross-Site Scripting and Buffer Overflow
- SA30332: IBM Lotus Domino 6 Web Server Cross-Site Scripting and Buffer Overflow
- SECTRACK ID: 1020098: IBM Lotus Domino Web Server Stack Overflow in Processing HTTP 'Accept-Language' Header Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- IBM Lotus Domino 6.0
- IBM Lotus Domino 6.5
- IBM Lotus Domino 7.0
- IBM Lotus Domino 7.0.3
- IBM Lotus Domino 8.0
- IBM Lotus Domino 8.0.1
May 20, 2008
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