Published:2011/03/04  Last Updated:2011/03/04

IBM Lotus vulnerable to denial-of-service (DoS)


IBM Lotus product line contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability.

Products Affected

  • Lotus Web Content Management 7.0, 6.1
  • Workplace Web Content Management 6.0
  • Lotus Quickr for WebSphere Portal 8.5, 8.1, 8.0
  • Lotus ActiveInsight 6.1, 6.0
  • Lotus Workforce Management 6.1
  • WebSphere Dashboard Framework 6.1, 6.0
  • WebSphere Portlet Factory 7.0, 6.1
  • IBM Mashup Center 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
  • Lotus Mashups 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
  • IBM Forms 4.0, 3.5
  • Lotus Connections 3.0, 2.5, 2.0, 1.0
  • Lotus Sametime Standard 8.5
  • Lotus Sametime Unified Telephony 8.5.1, 8.0
  • Lotus Expeditor 6.2
  • Lotus Sametime Advanced 8.0
Refer to information provided by the developer for the affected OS versions of each product.


IBM Lotus product line contains a denial-of-service (DoS) vulnerability due to an issue in Java Runtime Environment (JRE).


A remote attacker may cause a denial-of-service (DoS).


Apply a patch
Apply the appropriate patch according to the information provided by the developer.


JPCERT/CC Addendum

Vulnerability Analysis by JPCERT/CC

Analyzed on 2011.03.04

Measures Conditions Severity
Access Required can be attacked over the Internet using packets
  • High
Authentication anonymous or no authentication (IP addresses do not count)
  • High
User Interaction Required the vulnerability can be exploited without an honest user taking any action
  • High
Exploit Complexity some expertise and/or luck required (most buffer overflows, guessing correctly in small space, expertise in Windows function calls)
  • Mid-High

Description of each analysis measures


Other Information

JPCERT Reports
CERT Advisory
CPNI Advisory
CVE CVE-2010-4476
JVN iPedia JVNDB-2011-000018

Update History

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