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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   IBM iNotes and Domino Vendors:   IBM
IBM Lotus Domino Buffer Overflows in Processing PDF Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036091
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-0277, CVE-2016-0278, CVE-2016-0279, CVE-2016-0301   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 14 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.5, 8.5.1,, 8.5.2,, 8.5.3,, 9.0, 9.0.1,
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in IBM Lotus Domino. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

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

The vulnerabilities reside in the Keyview PDF filters.

Aleksandar Nikolic of Cisco Talos reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   IBM has issued a fix (8.5.3 FP6 IF13, 9.0.1 FP6).

The IBM 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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