Security Bulletin: Security vulnerabilities addressed in IBM iNotes 9.0 (CVE-2013-0525, CVE-2012-5943)

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Abstract

This security bulletin describes two security vulnerabilities fixed in the 9.0 release of IBM iNotes. Fixes for these issues are also planned for upcoming 8.5.x Fix Packs.

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVE ID: CVE-2013-0525

DESCRIPTION: In shared mail files a local, authenticated attacker could exploit two cross-site scripting vulnerabilities to execute code on behalf of another owner.

CVSS:
Using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) v2, the security ratings for these issues are:

  • Access Vector: Local
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: Single
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None


AFFECTED PLATFORMS:

IBM iNotes 8.5.x


REMEDIATION:

Fix(es):

This issue is being tracked as SPR# DKEN8PDNTX and is fixed in iNotes 9.0. Refer to the Notes & Domino Fix List to monitor availability of a fix for this issue in upcoming 8.5.x Fix Packs. To inquire about the possibility of obtaining an Interim Fix (hotfix), open a service request with IBM Support.

Workaround:

None

Mitigation(s):

None

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VULNERABILITY DETAILS

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5943

DESCRIPTION: It is possible for a remote attacker to trick a user to execute limited code due to improper input validation.

CVSS:
Using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) v2, the security ratings for these issues are:

  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Medium
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None


AFFECTED PLATFORMS:

IBM iNotes 8.5.x


REMEDIATION:

Fix(es):

This issue is being tracked as SPR# JDOE8ZZS9F and is fixed in iNotes 9.0. A fix is also planned for 8.5.3 Fix Pack 4. Refer to the Notes & Domino Fix List to monitor availability of 8.5.3 Fix Pack 4.

Workaround:

None

Mitigation(s):

None.

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References:

Complete CVSS Guide
On-line Calculator V2
CVE-2013-0525
CVE-2012-5943
X-Force Vulnerability Database: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/82542
X-Force Vulnerability Database: http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/80538

Related Information:

IBM Product Security Incident Response Program

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
These vulnerabilities were reported to IBM by Thomas Skora <thomas.skora@integralis.com>

Change History:
21 March 2013 Initial 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 Flash.


Note:
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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Related information

Security vulnerabilities addressed in 9.0 Domino & Desi
Security vulnerabilities addressed in 9.0 Notes


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More support for:

IBM iNotes
Security

Software version:

8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2, 8.5.3

Operating system(s):

Windows

Reference #:

1628658

Modified date:

2013-03-21

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