ESB-2017.2181 - [Win][Linux][OSX] IBM Notes: Denial of service - Remote with user interaction 2017-09-01

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                               ESB-2017.2181
          Security Bulletin: IBM Notes is affected by a denial of
                           service vulnerability
                             1 September 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           IBM Notes
Publisher:         IBM
Operating System:  Linux variants
                   Windows
                   OS X
Impact/Access:     Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-1130  

Original Bulletin: 
   http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21999384

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Security Bulletin: IBM Notes is affected by a denial of service vulnerability

Security Bulletin

Document information

More support for: IBM Notes

Security

Software version: 8.5.2.1, 8.5.2.4, 8.5.3.6, 9.0, 9.0.1.8

Operating system(s): Linux, OS X, Windows

Reference #: 1999384

Modified date: 31 August 2017

Summary

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. IBM has addressed this vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1130

DESCRIPTION: IBM Notes is vulnerable to a denial of service. If a user is 
persuaded to click on a malicious link, it would open up many file select 
dialog boxes which would cause the client hang and have to be restarted.

CVSS Base Score: 4.3

CVSS Temporal Score: See 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/121371 for the current 
score

CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined

CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Notes 9.0.1 to 9.0.1 FP8 IF1

IBM Notes 9.0 to 9.0 IF4.

IBM Notes 8.5.3 to 8.5.3 FP6 IF13.

IBM Notes 8.5.2 to 8.5.2 FP4 IF3.

IBM Notes 8.5.1. to 8.5.1 FP5 IF5.

IBM Notes 8.5 release

Remediation/Fixes

Product 		Version 		Link

IBM Notes 		9.0.1 FP9 		https://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037141

IBM Notes 		8.5.3 FP6 IF15 		http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21663874

IBM Notes 64-bit Mac 	901 64-bit Mac IF11 	http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21657963

Customers who remain on the following versions may open a PMR via the IBM 
Support Portal and reference SPR PPUEAJ6D6Z for custom fixes.

IBM Notes 9.0.1 to 9.0.1 FP8 IF1

IBM Notes 9.0 to 9.0 IF4.

IBM Notes 8.5.3 to 8.5.3 FP6 IF13.

IBM Notes 8.5.2 to 8.5.2 FP4 IF3.

IBM Notes 8.5.1. to 8.5.1 FP5 IF5.

IBM Notes 8.5 release

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

References

Complete CVSS v3 Guide

On-line Calculator v3

Related information

IBM Secure Engineering Web Portal

IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog

Acknowledgement

This vulnerability was reported to IBM by researcher Dhiraj Mishra.

Change History

31 August 2017: Original Publication

*The CVSS Environment Score is customer environment specific and will 
ultimately impact the Overall CVSS Score. Customers can evaluate the impact of
this vulnerability in their environments by accessing the links in the 
Reference section of this Security Bulletin.

Disclaimer

According to the Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (FIRST), the 
Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) is an "industry open standard 
designed to convey vulnerability severity and help to determine urgency and 
priority of response." IBM PROVIDES THE CVSS SCORES "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY 
OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS 
FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CUSTOMERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR ASSESSING THE IMPACT 
OF ANY ACTUAL OR POTENTIAL SECURITY VULNERABILITY.

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