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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM iNotes and Domino Vendors:   IBM
IBM Lotus Notes SURunAs Utility Password Disclosure Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023892
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023892
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 16 2010
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, User access via local system
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0, 8.0, 8.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Lotus Notes. A local user can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

The SURunAs utility stores a Windows account and password that has administrator rights. A local user can view the password and use it to obtain elevated privileges.

IBM has assigned SPR #JSTN837SEG to this vulnerability.

Impact:   A local user can view an account password and gain elevated privileges on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.

The vendor reports that the vulnerability is due to a limitation of the Windows API used.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21427073

Vendor URL:  www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21427073 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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