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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM iNotes and Domino Vendors:   IBM
IBM Lotus Notes File Viewer Stack Overflow Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025569
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 25 2011
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6.0, 6.5, 7.0, 8.0, 8.5
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Lotus Notes. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow in the file viewer and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The following documents are affected:

LZH archive
RTF document
Applix Spreadsheets
Microsoft Excel document
Microsoft Office document
Lotus Notes .prz file
Lotus Notes .zip file reported one vulnerability via iDefense. CoreLabs Research reported some vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix:

Interim Fix 1 for Notes 8.5.2 Fix Pack 2

8.5.2 Fix Pack 3 (ETA July 2011)

8.5.3 (ETA Q3 2011)

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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