A vulnerability has been reported in Novell GroupWise, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error within the implementation of shared folders in the GroupWise Windows client API. This can be exploited to gain access to restricted emails from an accessible, shared folder.
The vulnerability is reported in versions 6.5 and 7. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to GroupWise 6.5 SP6 Update 3 or GroupWise 7 SP3, and lock out older clients via ConsoleOne (see vendor advisory for further details).
Provided and/or discovered by: Reported by the vendor.
Original Advisory: https://secure-support.novell.com/KanisaPlatform/Publishing/732/3263374_f.SAL_Public.html
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Subject: Novell GroupWise Windows Client API Security Bypass
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