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ZDI-10-159: IBM Lotus Notes Autonomy KeyView WK3 Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-159: IBM Lotus Notes Autonomy KeyView WK3 Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
August 23, 2010

-- CVSS:
10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

-- Affected Vendors:

-- Affected Products:
IBM Lotus Notes
Autonomy KeyView

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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of IBM Lotus Notes Email Client. User
interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target
must open a malicious email attachment.

The specific flaw exists within the Lotus Notes file viewer utilizing
the KeyView SDK to render a malformed .wk3 document. The application
will trust a length specified in the file in order to read a number of
bytes into a statically allocated buffer. This leads to a buffer
overflow and can lead to code execution under the context of the

-- Vendor Response:
IBM states:
Autonomy corrected the above issues in the patch releases of versions
10.10, 10.8, 10.4, 9.2, 7.4 of IDOL Keyview on February 28, 2010.

IBM states:

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2010-01-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-08-23 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Anonymous

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