Persistent XSS in GroupWise WebAccess Message View

  • 7017974
  • 23-Aug-2016
  • 24-Aug-2016

Environment

Novell GroupWise 2014 R2
Novell GroupWise 2014
Previous versions of GroupWise are potentially also vulnerable but are no longer supported. Customers on earlier versions of GroupWise should, at a minimum, upgrade their WebAccess servers and associated Domains to version 2014 R2 SP1 HP1 in order to secure their system.

Situation

A vulnerability exists in the GroupWise WebAccess message viewer that may allow an attacker to execute javascript in the context of an authenticated user by getting the user to interact with a malicious mail message sent by the attacker. This could lead to session compromise or enable other browser based attacks.

Resolution

To resolve this vulnerability, update GroupWise WebAccess to 2014 R2 SP1 HP1 (or later).
 
This vulnerability was discovered and reported by Wolfgang Ettlinger working with SEC Consult
 
Novell bug 987682, CVE-2016-5761

Status

Security Alert

Bug Number

987682

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