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Security Vulnerability: GroupWise WebAccess Cross-site Scripting (XSS) Vulnerability in "OnError" Parameter

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GroupWise 8.x WebAccess up to and including 8.03 HP2
GroupWise 2012 WebAccess up to and including 12.0.1 HP1


GroupWise WebAccess is vulnerable to a cross-site scripting (XSS) issue whereby an attacker could  exploit a vulnerability in the "onError" attribute to execute a malicious script in a user's browser session.


To resolve this vulnerability, apply GroupWise 8.0.3 HP3 (or later), or GroupWise 2012 Support Pack 2.

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 WebAccess servers and associated Domains to version 8.0.3 HP3 or 2012 SP2 in order to secure their system.

This vulnerability was discovered and reported by Bartlomiej Balcerek at Wroclaw Centre for Networking and
Supercomputing (

Novell bug 802906, CVE-2013-1086


Security Alert

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  • Document ID:7012064
  • Creation Date:02-APR-13
  • Modified Date:16-APR-13
    • NovellGroupWise

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