Novell GroupWise WebAccess - Security Vulnerability in Session Management Mechanisms

  • 7003266
  • 14-May-2009
  • 27-Apr-2012

Environment

GroupWise WebAccess
GroupWise 7.0 up to (and including) 7.03 HP2
GroupWise 8.0 up to (and including) 8.0.0 HP1

Situation

Novell GroupWise WebAccess is vulnerable to weaknesses within the session management mechanisms that could potentially allow an attacker to gain access to an authenticated user's account.

This vulnerability was discovered and reported by Jim LaValley - LaValley Consulting, LLC (http://www.lavalley.net). 

Novell bug 472979, CVE-2009-1634.

Resolution

To resolve this issue:
For GroupWise 7.x systems, apply GroupWise 7.03 Hot Patch 3 (HP3) or later
For GroupWise 8.0 systems, apply GroupWise 8.0 Hot Patch 2 (HP2) or later

Status

Security Alert

Bug Number

472979

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