Advisory Details

February 7th, 2011

(0day) IBM Lotus Notes cai URI Handler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-11-051
ZDI-CAN-647

CVE ID CVE-2011-0912
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS IBM
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Lotus Notes
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of IBM Lotus Notes. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of malformed strings within cai:// URIs. The '--launcher.library' switch can be injected and directed to load a DLL from a network share. This will result in code execution under the context of the current user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21461514


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-12-18 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2011-02-07 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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