IBM Notes client Single Logon password retrieval

ibm-notes-password-retrieval (82531) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


IBM Notes Client Single Logon uses an operating system communication mechanism for password transmission between Windows and Notes that can be attacked by malicious code planted on the user workstation to reveal the password of an authenticated user.


Base Score: 4.1
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Obtain Information


Refer to IBM Security Bulletin 1634508 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • IBM Security Bulletin 1634508: For safer IBM Notes single sign on with Windows, use Notes Shared Login or Notes Federated Login (CVE-2013-0522).
  • CVE-2013-0522: ** RESERVED ** This candidate has been reserved by an organization or individual that will use it when announcing a new security problem. When the candidate has been publicized, the details for this candidate will be provided.

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.1
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.0.2
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.1
  • IBM Lotus Notes
  • IBM Lotus Notes 8.5.3


Apr 24, 2013

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