Intrusion Prevention

IBM.Lotus.Notes.Applix.Graphics.Parsing.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a buffer-overflow vulnerability in IBM Lotus Notes.
The vulnerability is caused by an error in parsing Appliz Graphics documents due to insufficient boundary checking. An attacker may exploit this issue to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

IBM, Lotus Notes, 6.0
IBM, Lotus Notes, 6.5
IBM, Lotus Notes, 7.0
IBM, Lotus Notes, 7.0.2
IBM, Lotus Notes, 7.0.3
IBM, Lotus Notes, 8.0
IBM, Lotus Notes, 8.0.1

Impact

System Compromise

Recommended Actions

Apply the update found in the following website:
http://www-1.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?rs=463&uid=swg21298453.

CVE References

CVE-2007-5405