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IBM Lotus Sametime WebPlayer DoS

This module exploits a known flaw in the IBM Lotus Sametime WebPlayer version (and prior) to cause a denial of service condition against specific users. For this module to function the target user must be actively logged into the IBM Lotus Sametime server and have the Sametime Audio Visual browser plug-in (WebPlayer) loaded as a browser extension. The user should have the WebPlayer plug-in active (i.e. be in a Sametime Audio/Video meeting for this DoS to work correctly.

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Module Name



  • Chris John Riley
  • kicks4kittens



  • DOS



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/misc/ibm_sametime_webplayer_dos msf auxiliary(ibm_sametime_webplayer_dos) > show actions ...actions... msf auxiliary(ibm_sametime_webplayer_dos) > set ACTION <action-name> msf auxiliary(ibm_sametime_webplayer_dos) > show options and set options... msf auxiliary(ibm_sametime_webplayer_dos) > run