IBM Lotus Domino NoBanner information disclosure

lotus-domino-reveal-information (8160) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Lotus Domino server could allow a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information, caused by a vulnerability that exists when the "NoBanner" option is enabled. An attacker could send a specially-crafted request for any non-existent file with a .pl extension or send any request that would generate an HTTP 500 error to cause an error message to be returned containing the full installation path or possibly the server version. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected system.


Obtain Information


Upgrade to the latest version of Lotus Domino (5.0.10 or later), available from the Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.2
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.3
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.4
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.4a
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.5
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.6
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.6a
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.7
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.7a
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.8
  • IBM Lotus Domino 5.0.9


Feb 07, 2002

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