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IBM Lotus Domino iCalendar Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Buffer overflow

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

9.3

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

12 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

The host is running IBM Lotus Domino Server and is prone to remote stack buffer overflow vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

The flaw is due to a boundary error in the 'MailCheck821Address()' function within nnotes.dll when copying an email address using the 'Cstrcpy()' library function. This can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via an overly long 'ORGANIZER:mailto' iCalendar header.

Affected Software

Affected Software

IBM Lotus Domino Versions 8.0.x before 8.0.2 FP5 and 8.5.x before 8.5.1 FP2

Solution

Solution

Upgrade to IBM Lotus Domino version 8.5.2, 8.5.1 Fix Pack 2 or 8.0.2 Fix Pack 5.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)