IBM Lotus iNotes ActiveX Control Integer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

2013-09-11T00:00:00
ID ZDI-13-213
Type zdi
Reporter Aniway.Anyway@gmail.com
Modified 2013-11-09T00:00:00

Description

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 handling of user provided input in ActiveX controls. An integer overflow exists which leads to a heap buffer overflow. An attacker could use this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code in the context of the user.