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ZDI-12-132 : IBM Lotus iNotes dwa85W ActiveX Attachment_Times Remote Code Execution Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-132 August 3, 2012
-- CVE ID: CVE-2012-2175
-- CVSS: 7.5, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
-- Affected Vendors: IBM
-- Affected Products: IBM Lotues iNotes
-- Vulnerability Details: This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of IBM Lotus iNotes. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the dwa85W.cab ActiveX control. When passing a long string argument to the Attachment_Times parameter during the control instantiation it is possible to overflow a stack buffer causing memory corruption. This can be leveraged by an attacker to execute code under the context of the user running the browser.
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2011-12-07 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2012-08-03 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by:
Gaurav Baruah of eSecForte Technologies Pvt. Ltd
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