IBM Lotus iNotes ActiveX Control Integer Overflow Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ID ZDI-13-213
Type zdi
Modified 2013-11-09T00:00:00


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.