Security Vulnerability - GroupWise Internet Agent Authenticated IMAP User Remote Code Execution

  • 7007157
  • 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 that could potentially allow an authenticated user to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of GWIA where IMAP services are enabled.

This vulnerability was discovered and reported by Francis Provencher of Protek Research Lab (

Novell bug 635294, CVE number pending


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


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