This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.
CWE-200 - Information Exposure
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.
The vulnerability exists due to a lockout policy bypass issue in the ID Vault service. A remote attacker can perform a brute force attack against the ID Vault service and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
HCL Notes: 9.0.0, 10.0.0, 11.0.0CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.