Security Bulletin: IBM Domino IMAP Server Denial of Service Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0822)
The IMAP server in IBM Domino contains a denial of service vulnerability. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this security vulnerability to cause a crash of the Domino server. The fix for this issue is available as a hotfix and is planned to be incorporated in all upcoming Interim Fixes, Fix Packs and Maintenance Releases.
CVE ID: CVE-2014-0822
DESCRIPTION: The IMAP server in IBM Domino contains a denial of service vulnerability. A remote unauthenticated attacker could exploit this security vulnerability to cause a crash of the Domino server.
CVSS Base Score: 7.8
CVSS Temporal Score: See https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/90235 for the current score.
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Access Vector: Network Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None Availability Impact: Complete
Affected Products and Versions
IBM Domino 9.0.x
IBM Domino 8.5.x
This issue is being tracked as SPR# KLYH9F4S2Z and a hotfix is available upon request from IBM Support. It is also planned to be fixed starting in the following releases:
- IBM Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 1. Monitor the Notes/Domino Fix List for planned availability.
- IBM Domino 9.0.1 Interim Fix 2. For download links, see technote #1657963 - "Interim Fixes for 9.0.1 IBM Notes, IBM Domino & IBM iNotes"
- IBM Domino 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 1. For download links, see technote #1663874 - "Interim Fixes for 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 IBM Notes, IBM Domino & IBM iNotes"
Workarounds and Mitigations
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ReferencesComplete CVSS v2 Guide
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This vulnerability was reported to IBM by Filip Palian of NCC Group
Related informationIBM Secure Engineering Web Portal
IBM Product Security Incident Response Blog
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More support for:
POP3 / IMAP
Software version: 8.0.2, 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2, 8.5.3, 9.0, 9.0.1
Operating system(s): AIX, IBM i, Linux, Solaris, Windows, z/OS
Reference #: 1663023
Modified date: 05 February 2014