IBM Lotus Domino Server GET denial of service

domino-get-dos (81812) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IBM Lotus Domino is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by a memory leak in the Domino HTTP server. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause the HTTP server to crash.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Denial of Service


Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1627597 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • IBM Security Bulletin 1627597: Security vulnerabilities addressed in IBM Domino & IBM Domino Designer 9.0 (CVE-2013-0487, CVE-2012-2161, CVE-2012-2159, CVE-2013-0486, CVE-2012-6277, CVE-2013-0488, CVE-2013-0489).
  • BID-58646: IBM Lotus Domino CVE-2013-0486 Denial of Service Vulnerability
  • CVE-2013-0486: Memory leak in the HTTP server in IBM Domino 8.5.x allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and daemon crash) via GET requests, aka SPR KLYH92NKZY.
  • SA52753: IBM Lotus Domino Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.1
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.2
  • IBM Lotus Domino 8.5.3


Mar 21, 2013

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