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Security Bulletin: Fix Available for IBM iNotes SVG Keylogger Vulnerability (CVE-2017-1214)

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IBM iNotes has a SVG Keylogger vulnerability CVE-2017-1214.

Vulnerability Details

CVEID: CVE-2017-1214
IBM iNotes could allow a remote attacker to send a malformed email to a victim, that when opened could cause an information disclosure.
CVSS Base Score: 3.5
CVSS Temporal Score: See for the current score
CVSS Environmental Score*: Undefined
CVSS Vector: (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)

Affected Products and Versions

IBM Domino and iNotes versions 9.0 and 9.0.1 prior to 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Interim Fix 3

IBM Domino and iNotes versions 8.5, 8.5.1, 8.5.2 and 8.5.3 prior to 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 16


This issue is tracked as SPR# NNUZACWCN8.

The fix was introduced starting in Domino and iNotes versions 9.0.1 Feature Pack 8 Interim Fix 3 and 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 16. See the technotes linked below for the latest available Feature Packs, Fix Packs and Interim Fixes.

Customers running earlier 9.0.x and 8.5.x releases may contact IBM Support to inquire about the possibility of obtaining a hotfix for your environment. Refer to the SPR listed above.

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Change History

1 Jun 2017, Original version published

*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.


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Document information

More support for: IBM iNotes

Software version: 8.5, 8.5.1,,, 8.5.2,,, 8.5.3,,, 9.0, 9.0.1,,

Operating system(s): AIX, Linux, Windows

Reference #: 2002015

Modified date: 01 June 2017