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IBM Notes PNG Integer Overflow
5/7/2013 for Windows and Mac OS X clients only. 10/29/2013 Notes/Domino 9.0.1 released, containing a fix for UNIX/Linux clients.
IBM Notes (formerly IBM Lotus Notes) for UNIX/Linux:
IBM Notes contains a vulnerability when parsing maliciously crafted PNG images, which may be embedded within an email message. No user interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability, other than viewing an email that contains a malicious PNG. Successful exploitation may allow a remote attacker to arbtrarily execute code within the security context of the currently logged on user.
Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible by convincing users to open an email containing a maliciously crafted PNG. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights as the currently logged on user.
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19074 - IBM Notes PNG Integer Overflow (20130506) - UNIX/Linux
2013-05-07 - Original disclosure.
2013-10-29 - Notes/Domino 9.0.1 released.
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