Vulnerability Note VU#676552
Lotus Domino vulnerable to DoS via crafted unicode GET request
The Lotus Domino Web Server contains a flaw that could be exploited to cause a denial of service situation.
Sending a crafted GET request containing numerous unicode characters can trigger a server exception that will crash the Domino server. If qnc.exe is removed from the system, the crash will only affect the web server.
A server exception will crash the Domino server resulting in a denial of service.
Install an application layer filter to detect and block malicious requests.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Lotus||Affected||16 Oct 2000||12 Jul 2001|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
- VU#601312 VU#555464 VU#890128 VU#642760
Our thanks to Defcom Labs, who published an advisory on this and other problems, available at http://www.securityfocus.com/frames/?content=/templates/advisory.html?id=3208.
This document was written by Jason Rafail and is based on information obtained from a Defcom Labs Advisory.
- CVE IDs: Unknown
- Date Public: 11 Apr 2001
- Date First Published: 23 Jul 2001
- Date Last Updated: 26 Jul 2001
- Severity Metric: 10.50
- Document Revision: 14
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