Intrusion Prevention

IBM.Lotus.Notes.encodeURI.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability in IBM Notes.
The vulnerability is due to an error when handling malformed HTML file. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to cause a denial of service condition on the affected system.

Affected Products

IBM Notes 9.0.1 to 9.0.1 FP8IF1
IBM Notes 9.0 to 9.0 IF4.
IBM Notes 8.5.3 to 8.5.3 FP6 IF13.
IBM Notes 8.5.2 to 8.5.2 FP4 IF3.
IBM Notes 8.5.1. to 8.5.1 FP5 IF5.
IBM Notes 8.5 release

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to the latest version available from the website.
http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21999385

CVE References

CVE-2017-1129

Other References

SWG21999385 42602