Vulnerability Note VU#984555

Default installations of the Lotus Domino web server disclose system information via HTTP headers

Original Release date: 20 Sep 2001 | Last revised: 10 Jan 2002

Overview

The default configuration of the Lotus Domino web server discloses system characteristics to anonymous remote users.

Description

The default configuration of the Lotus Domino web server discloses system information in the HTTP headers it returns to a web browser. If these headers are intercepted and viewed by a user browsing an affected Domino server, the headers will reveal the release version, build date, and operating system of the web server.

Impact

This vulnerability presents an information leak that allows an attacker to identify system characteristics.

Solution

Apply a patch from your vendor

Lotus has released a patch that addresses this vulnerability; for further information, please see the Systems Affected section of this document.

Systems Affected (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
LotusAffected-20 Sep 2001
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base N/A N/A
Temporal N/A N/A
Environmental N/A N/A

References

Credit

This vulnerability was reported to the Bugtraq mailing list on September 19, 2001.

This document was written by Jeffrey P. Lanza.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: Unknown
  • Date Public: 14 Jun 2000
  • Date First Published: 20 Sep 2001
  • Date Last Updated: 10 Jan 2002
  • Severity Metric: 0.23
  • Document Revision: 7

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