IBM Notes Accepts JavaScript Tags Inside HTML Emails

medium Nessus Plugin ID 66637
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VPR Score: 3

Synopsis

The version of IBM Notes installed on the remote Windows host accepts Java applet tags and JavaScript tags inside HTML emails.

Description

The IBM Notes application installed on the remote Windows host accepts Java applet tags and JavaScript tags inside HTML emails, making it possible to load Java applets and scripts from a remote location.

Solution

Upgrade to IBM Notes 8.5.3 Fix Pack 4 / 9.0 Interim Fix 1 or apply the workaround.

See Also

https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2013/Apr/262

http://www.nessus.org/u?4ab23674

https://www-304.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21633819

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 66637

File Name: lotus_notes_accepts_java.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/28/2013

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, lotus_notes_installed.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

VPR Score: 3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:ibm:lotus_notes

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, SMB/Lotus_Notes/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/2/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/30/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0127, CVE-2013-0538

BID: 59589, 59590

CERT: 912420