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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM iNotes and Domino Vendors:   IBM
Lotus Notes Can Be Crashed By Local Users Via the 'notes.ini' File
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013841
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 29 2005
Impact:   Denial of service via local system
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:   A buffer overflow vulnerability was reported in the Lotus Notes client. A local user can cause the client to crash.

A local user can modify the 'NOTES.INI' file to cause the target user's client to crash.

The vendor credits Ollie Whitehouse of Symantec with reporting this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can cause the target user's client to crash.
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:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (NT), Windows (2000)

Message History:   None.

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