Published:2007/11/07  Last Updated:2008/05/21

Lotus Domino cross-site scripting vulnerability


IBM Lotus Domino contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.

Products Affected

The AIX version, Linux version, Solaris version, Windows version, and z/OS version of the following products:
  • Lotus Domino 6.0.X
  • Lotus Domino 6.5.X
  • Lotus Domino 7.0.X
For more information, refer to the vendor's website.


IBM Lotus Domino is server software for Lotus Notes, groupware from IBM.
Lotus Domino contains a cross-site scripting vulnerability.


An attacker could execute an arbitrary script on the web browser of a user who accesses a Lotus Domino server.


Update the Software
For Lotus Domino 6.5.X and 7.0.X users:
Apply the latest updates provided by the vendor.

Latest updates:
Lotus Domino 6.5.6 Fix Pack 2 (FP2)
Lotus Domino 7.0.2 Fix Pack 2 (FP2)
Lotus Domino 7.0.3
Lotus Domino 8.0

For Lotus Domino 6.0.X users:

As of April 30, 2007, IBM has announced the Lotus Notes and Domino version 6.0.X is no longer supported. The vendor recommends that users of versions prior to Lotus Domino 6.5.X upgrade to version 6.5.X or upper versions.

For more information, refer to the vendor's website.


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2007.11.07

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required Routed - can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication None - anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required Simple - the user must be convinced to take a standard action that does not feel harmful to most users, such as click on a link or view a file
  • Medium
Exploit Complexity Low - little to no expertise and/or luck required to exploit (cross-site scripting)
  • High

Description of each analysis measures


Daiki Fukumori of Secure Sky Technology, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the vendors under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.

Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2007-000802

Update History