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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM iNotes and Domino Vendors:   IBM
Lotus Domino @SetHTTPHeader Permits HTTP Response Splitting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013839
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 29 2005
Impact:   Modification of system information, Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0.x, 6.5.x; prior to 6.0.5, prior to 6.5.4
Description:   An input validation vulnerability was reported in Lotus Domino. A local user with certain privileges can conduct HTTP response splitting attacks.

A local user with application installation privileges can create specially crafted code that invokes the @SetHTTPHeader function to inject arbitrary content into the HTTP header returned by the server. This permits HTTP response splitting attacks. A user can exploit this to spoof content on the target server, attempt to poison any intermediate web caches, or conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The vendor credits Juan C. Calderon with reporting this vulnerability.

The vendor disclosed this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user may be able to poison any intermediate web caches with arbitrary content.
Solution:   The vendor has issued fixed versions (6.0.5, 6.5.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (NT), Windows (2000)

Message History:   None.

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