A buffer overflow vulnerability may be exploited via the Lotus Domino Web Retriever. Versions prior to 5.0.12 and 6.0 are affected.
According to the Rapid7 Advisory:
The Lotus Notes/Domino Web Retriever task is responsible for retrieving web pages on behalf of Notes users who want to access the web via their Notes server.
This vulnerability may be used to cause a denial of service.
Lotus has published a support document for this issue. Upgrade to version 5.0.12 or 6.0 Gold or 6.0.1.
In their support document, Lotus recommends disabling the WEB task on the server as a workaround. This task is not enabled by default.
Thanks to Rapid7, Inc. Security Advisories and Lotus for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jason A Rafail based on information provided by Rapid7, Inc. and Lotus.
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