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Lotus Domino SMTP Server Malformed vcal Denial of Service Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks version of Lotus Domino SMTP server

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote SMTP server is susceptible to a denial of service attack.

Description :

The remote host is running Lotus Domino, a messaging and collaboration
application suite.

According to the version number in its banner, the SMTP server bundled
with Lotus Domino on the remote host reportedly suffers from a denial
of service flaw. Specifically, the routing server will consumes 100%
of the CPU when attempting to process a malformed 'vcal' meeting
request. An unauthenticated attacker may be able to leverage this
issue to deny service to legitimate users.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/advisories/10761
http://www.nessus.org/u?3532045c

Solution :

Upgrade to Lotus Domino 6.5.4 FP1, 6.5.5 or 7.0 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18020

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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