TIBCO Security Advisory: March 15, 2011 - TIBCO tibbr

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Why is this advisory being issued?

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in:

  • tibbr® 1.0.0 through 1.5.0
  • tibbr® Service 1.0.0 through 1.5.0

What is the description of the vulnerability?

The tibbr web server contains a critical defect in the processing of inbound HTTP requests, resulting in a cross-site scripting vulnerability. For details, please see the security advisory.

What is the impact of the vulnerability?

The impact of this vulnerability may include information modification, information disclosure, and denial of service.

Which customers are affected?

These issues affect all customers using the above product versions.

Where can I get software updates?

Customers with current maintenance can obtain product updates through their standard TIBCO fulfillment or hosted service channel(s).

How will customers who receive TIBCO software via OEM partners be affected?

Customers of OEM partners can receive new versions and bundles from their OEM partners. Please contact your OEM partner for updates.

Can I get the software update if I am not current on maintenance? What if I don’t have access to the download site or to TIBCO Support?

Please contact TIBCO Support by telephone. Please reference SR:1-BOJABX in your communication to indicate the context of your request.

What is TIBCO doing to prevent future security issues?

TIBCO takes security very seriously. We perform rigorous testing for every product release, as well as code audits, structured walkthroughs and peer reviews. TIBCO has identified security vulnerabilities in products during internal testing and reviews and corrected them prior to release. TIBCO constantly evaluates and augments its security measures and will continue to do so.

Where can I get more information?

Product advisories can be accessed from the Security Advisories for TIBCO Products web page.

Customers with a current maintenance contract with TIBCO can log a service request with TIBCO Global Support (please refer to the service request identifiers listed above) and then call your support telephone number. Maintenance customers can also view product-specific Late Breaking News through the TIBCO Support Web.

tibbr FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • tibbr versions 1.0.0 through 1.5.0

What components are affected?

  • The tibbr web server

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • tibbr 2.0.0 or higher

Once updated software has been installed, customers should restart their tibbr server.

What is updated by this new product version?

The new product version contains a complete installation. Please see the product README, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

What if I cannot update my affected TIBCO products at this time?

The vulnerability cannot be mitigated by means other than updating.

tibbr Service FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • tibbr Service versions 1.0.0 through 1.5.0

What components are affected?

  • The tibbr web server

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • tibbr Service 2.0.0 or higher

Note that for this hosted service, updating will automatically be completed by your service provider.

What is updated by this new product version?

The new product version contains a complete installation. Please see the product README, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

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