Lotus Domino is vulnerable to a pre-authentication buffer overflow attack during Notes authentication.
A buffer overflow vulnerability may be exploited during Notes authentication to a Lotus Domino server. Versions prior to 5.0.12 and 6.0 are affected. According to the Rapid7 Advisory:
Lotus Notes and Domino servers support a proprietary protocol called NotesRPC, commonly known as the Notes protocol. This protocol is usually bound to TCP port 1352, but can also use NetBIOS, Netware
This vulnerability may be used by an unauthenticated attacker to cause a denial of service or potentially execute arbitrary code.
Lotus has published a support document for this issue. Upgrade to version 5.0.12 or 6.0 Gold or 6.0.1.
Thanks to Rapid7, Inc. Security Advisories and Lotus for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jason A Rafail.
|Date First Published:||2003-03-13|
|Date Last Updated:||2003-04-23 14:42 UTC|