Lotus iNotes ActiveX control buffer overflow

inotes-activex-bo (56555) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

The Lotus iNotes (formerly Domino Web Access) ActiveX control is vulnerable to a stack-based buffer overflow when the Lotus iNotes feature is enabled and executed, caused by an error in the dwa8.dll and dwa8w.dll libraries. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web page that passes an overly long argument, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the victim or cause the victim's browser to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.6
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of IBM iNotes (7.0.4 or 8.5 or later), available from the IBM Support and Downloads Web site. See References.

References:

  • IBM Support and Downloads : Buffer Overflow Vulnerability in Lotus iNotes ActiveX Control.
  • iDefense Labs Public Advisory: 03.01.10: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access ActiveX Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.
  • BID-38457: Domino Web Access ActiveX Control URL Handling Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • BID-38459: IBM Domino Web Access Prior to 229.281 Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-0919: Stack-based buffer overflow in the Lotus Domino Web Access ActiveX control in IBM Lotus iNotes (aka Domino Web Access or DWA) 6.5, 7.0 before 7.0.4, 8.0, 8.0.2, and before 229.281 for Domino 8.0.2 FP4 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long URL argument to an unspecified method, aka PRAD7JTNHJ.
  • OSVDB ID: 62612: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access ActiveX Unspecified Overflow
  • SA38681: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access / iNotes ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
  • SA38744: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access 6 ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
  • SA38755: IBM Lotus Domino Web Access Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1023662: IBM Lotus iNotes Buffer Overflow in ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Domino
  • IBM Lotus Domino Web Access 7.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino Web Access 8.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino Web Access 8.0.2 FP3
  • IBM Lotus Domino Web Access 8.0.2 FP4

Reported:

Mar 01, 2010

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