TIBCO Security Advisory: October 19, 2010 - TIBCO ActiveMatrix®

TIBCO ActiveMatrix® vulnerability

Original release date: October 19, 2010
Last revised: --
CVE-2010-3491
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Description

The TIBCO ActiveMatrix components listed below contain a critical vulnerability in the handling of JMX connections. The impact of this vulnerability may include remote execution of arbitrary code, information disclosure, and denial of service.

TIBCO has released updated versions of the affected software products which address this issue. TIBCO strongly recommends sites running the affected components to install the applicable update and take corrective action as described below.

Systems Affected

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Grid versions below 2.3.1
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus versions below 2.3.1
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks Service Engine versions below 5.8.1
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Performance Manager versions below 1.3.2

The following components are affected:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Runtime
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Administrator

Impact

An attacker with access to an affected system could gain administrative control over the system, allowing the attacker to execute arbitrary code on any host that is a participant in the system.

Solution

For each affected system, update to the corresponding software versions:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Grid version 2.3.1 or higher
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Bus version 2.3.1 or higher
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks Service Engine version 5.8.1 or higher
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix Service Performance Manager version 1.3.2 or higher

This is strongly recommended.

If an upgrade is not possible, the following actions can mitigate the vulnerability:

  • Utilize a firewall to restrict access to the ActiveMatrix Runtime and Administrator components.

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