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Check Point Advisories

IBM Lotus Domino BMP Parsing Integer Overflow (CVE-2015-1902)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2015-1118
Date Published: 29 Sep 2015
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 16 May 2017
Source: IBM 1883245
Industry Reference:CVE-2015-1902
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable? IBM Domino prior to 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 Interim Fix 7
IBM Domino prior to 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 Interim Fix 3
IBM Notes And Domino 8.5.3 Fix Pack 6 (plus Interim Fixes) and prior
IBM Notes And Domino 9.0.1 Fix Pack 3 (plus Interim Fixes) and prior
Vulnerability Description An integer overflow vulnerability has been reported in IBM Lotus Domino. The vulnerability is due to improper bounds checking when parsing a BMP image with crafted dimensions. This could potentially lead to an undersized buffer being allocated. A remote, unauthenticated attacker can exploit this vulnerability by sending an email containing a crafted BMP image to the target server. A successful attack could possibly result in the ability to execute arbitrary code with System privileges on the target server.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the IBM Lotus Domino BMP Parsing Integer Overflow protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  SMTP Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  IBM Lotus Domino BMP Parsing Integer Overflow