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Novell GroupWise WebAccess - Security Vulnerability in Session Management Mechanisms

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


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 ( 

Novell bug 472979, CVE-2009-1634.


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


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  • Document ID:7003266
  • Creation Date:14-MAY-09
  • Modified Date:27-APR-12
    • NovellGroupWise

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