Intrusion Prevention

IBM.Lotus.Notes.Attachment.WPD.Viewer.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Buffer Overflow vulnerability in IBM Lotus Notes.
The vulnerability is caused by an error that occurs when the vulnerable software handles a crafted ".WPD" file. A remote attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code via a crafted mail attachment.

Affected Products

IBM Lotus Notes 7.0.2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the latest update, which is available from the vendor.

CVE References

CVE-2007-5909