Novell GroupWise Windows Client Arbitrary Email Access

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 22003


The remote Windows host contains a mail client that may allow unauthorized access to email messages.


The remote host is running GroupWise, an enterprise-class collaboration application from Novell.

The version of GroupWise installed on the remote host contains a flaw in the client API that may allow a user to bypass security controls and gain access to non-authorized email within the same authenticated post office.


Upgrade to GroupWise 6.5 SP6 Update 1 / 7 SP1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 22003

File Name: groupwise_client_email_access.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2006/07/05

Modified: 2012/03/21

Dependencies: 58401

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 3.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: SMB/Novell GroupWise Client/Path, SMB/Novell GroupWise Client/Version

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/06/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3268

BID: 18716

OSVDB: 26921