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Security Bulletin: IBM Domino Web Server contains two vulnerabilities (CVE-2015-2014, CVE-2015-2015)

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Summary

IBM Domino Web Server contains two vulnerabilities. The Domino Web Server has an open redirect cross-site scripting vulnerability. In addition, the Domino Directory template, when available over HTTP, has a reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Vulnerability Details


CVEID: CVE-2015-2015

    DESCRIPTION: IBM Domino Web Server is vulnerable to reflected cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

    CVSS Base Score: 3.5
    CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/103930 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

CVEID: CVE-2015-2014

    DESCRIPTION: IBM Domino Web Server is vulnerable to open redirect cross-site scripting, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using a specially-crafted URL to execute script in a victim's Web browser within the security context of the hosting Web site, once the URL is clicked. An attacker could use this vulnerability to steal the victim's cookie-based authentication credentials.

    CVSS Base Score: 3.5
    CVSS Temporal Score: See http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/103929 for the current score
    CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
    CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Domino 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 (plus all Interim Fixes) and earlier
IBM Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 (plus all Interim Fixes) and earlier

Remediation/Fixes

The Domino Web Server reflected cross-site scripting vulnerability is tracked as SPR# KLYH8WBPRN and the fix is introduced in the Domino 9.0.0 version of the Domino Directory template (pubnames.ntf). IBM Domino 8.5.x servers running a Domino 9.0 or 9.0.1 pubnames.ntf is a supported configuration.


The Domino Web Server open redirect cross-site scripting vulnerability is tracked as SPR# SJAR9DNGDA. The fix for this issue is introduced in both Domino 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 9 and Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 4. To enable the fix, on these or later releases, you must add the following INI setting to the Domino server's notes.ini: DominoValidateRedirectTo=1.

  • If you are running Sametime Classic Meeting Server, then to remediate the open redirect cross-site scripting vulnerability, you must also apply Sametime Classic Meeting Server hotfix "RPOH-9RPW4K". You can download this hotfix from Fix Central via the following link: 8521-ST-ClassicMeetings-FP-RPOH-9RPW4K

Workarounds and Mitigations

None

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References

Related information

Acknowledgement

These vulnerabilities were reported by Adriano Marcio Monteiro of Brazuca Security.

Change History

09 September 2015 - Added download link to Sametime hotfix
07 August 2015 - Initial publish

*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

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Cross reference information
Segment Product Component Platform Version Edition
Organizational Productivity- Portals & Collaboration IBM Sametime

Document information

More support for: IBM Domino
Security

Software version: 8.5, 9.0.1

Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows

Reference #: 1963016

Modified date: 09 September 2015


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