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IBM Lotus Notes Client URL Handler Command Injection

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IBM Lotus Notes Client URL Handler Command Injection



This module exploits a command injection vulnerability in the URL handler for for the IBM Lotus Notes Client <= 8.5.3. The registered handler can be abused with a specially crafted notes:// URL to execute arbitrary commands with also arbitrary arguments. This module has been tested successfully on Windows XP SP3 with IE8, Google Chrome 23.0.1271.97 m and IBM Lotus Notes Client 8.5.2.


  • Moritz Jodeit
  • Sean de Regge
  • juan vazquez <juan.vazquez@metasploit.com>




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 exploit/windows/browser/notes_handler_cmdinject
msf exploit(notes_handler_cmdinject) > show targets
msf exploit(notes_handler_cmdinject) > set TARGET < target-id >
msf exploit(notes_handler_cmdinject) > show options
    ...show and set options...
msf exploit(notes_handler_cmdinject) > exploit

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