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IBM Notes encodeURI DOS

Disclosed
08/31/2017
Created
05/30/2018

Description

This module exploits a vulnerability in the native browser that comes with IBM Lotus Notes. If successful, it could cause the Notes client to hang and have to be restarted.

Author(s)

  • Dhiraj Mishra

Development

References

Module Options

To display the available options, load the module within the Metasploit console and run the commands 'show options' or 'show advanced':

msf > use auxiliary/dos/http/ibm_lotus_notes
msf auxiliary(ibm_lotus_notes) > show actions
    ...actions...
msf auxiliary(ibm_lotus_notes) > set ACTION < action-name >
msf auxiliary(ibm_lotus_notes) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf auxiliary(ibm_lotus_notes) > run 

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