Security Vulnerability - GroupWise 8 Internet Agent IMAP Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

  • 7007151
  • 04-Nov-2010
  • 26-Apr-2012


Novell GroupWise 8
Novell GroupWise 8 Internet Agent
Previous versions of GroupWise are likely also vulnerable but are no longer supported. Customers on earlier versions of GroupWise should, at a minimum, upgrade their GWIAs and associated Domains to version 8.02HP in order to secure their system.


The GroupWise Internet Agent has a vulnerability in its IMAP component that could potentially allow an unauthenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of GWIA where IMAP services are enabled.

This vulnerability was discovered and reported by Francis Provencher working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative (, ZDI-CAN-846

Novell bug 647519, CVE number pending


To resolve this security issue, update GWIA to version 8.02 Hot Patch (or later).


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