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Category:   Application (Web Server/CGI)  >   IBM Lotus Notes and Domino Vendors:   IBM
IBM Lotus Domino Web Server Stack Overflow in Processing HTTP 'Accept-Language' Header Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020098
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2240   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 22 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 7.0, 8.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in IBM Lotus Domino. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted HTTP 'Accept-Language' header value to trigger a stack overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target service.

IBM has assigned SPR# MKIN79DR9S to this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

MWR InfoSecurity reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

[Editor's note: The vendor is reporting the vulnerability as having only a denial of service impact.]

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (Domino 7.0.3 Fix Pack 1 (FP1) and 8.0.1)

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

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