TIBCO Security Advisory: April 9, 2014 - TIBCO Spotfire®

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Why is this advisory being issued?

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in:

  • TIBCO Spotfire® Server 3.3.3 and below, 4.5.0, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0, 6.0.0 and 6.0.1
  • TIBCO Spotfire® Professional 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0, and 6.0.0
  • TIBCO Spotfire® Web Player 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0, and 6.0.0
  • TIBCO Spotfire® Automation Services 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0 and 6.0.0
  • TIBCO Spotfire® Deployment Kit 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0 and 6.0.0
  • TIBCO Spotfire® Desktop 6.0.0 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire® Analyst 6.0.0 and below

What is the impact of these vulnerabilities?

For detailed information on the vulnerability, please see the security advisory.

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 channel.

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

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

Can I get the software update if I am not current on maintenance, if I do not have access to the download site or access to TIBCO Support?

Please contact TIBCO Support by telephone. Please reference SR_ID: 423649 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.

TIBCO Spotfire Server FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.3.3 and below, 4.5.0, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0, 6.0.0 and 6.0.1

What components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire® Server Authentication Module

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 3.3.X version 3.3.4 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 4.5.X version 4.5.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 5.0.X version 5.0.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 5.5.X version 5.5.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.0.2 or higher

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Spotfire Server?

Products that include TIBCO Spotfire Server as a separate download include:

  • TIBCO® Cloud Analytics
  • TIBCO DataSynapse™ Analytics

TIBCO Spotfire Professional FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Professional 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0, and 6.0.0

What components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Desktop

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Professional 4.0.X version 4.0.4 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Professional 4.5.X version 4.5.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Professional 5.0.X version 5.0.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Professional 5.5.X version 5.5.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Professional 6.0.1 or higher

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Spotfire Professional?

Products that include TIBCO Spotfire Professional as a separate download include:

  • TIBCO Cloud Analytics
  • TIBCO® Cloud API Exchange 1.0.0
  • TIBCO DataSynapse Analytics
  • TIBCO Spotfire Analyst

TIBCO Spotfire Web Player FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0, and 6.0.0

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire® Web Player Engine

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 4.0.X version 4.0.4 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 4.5.X version 4.5.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 5.0.X version 5.0.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player 5.5.X version 5.5.1 or higher

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Spotfire Web Player?

Products that include TIBCO Spotfire Web Player as a separate download include:

  • TIBCO Cloud Analytics
  • TIBCO DataSynapse Analytics
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.0.0 and above

TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0 and 6.0.0

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Web Player Engine

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 4.0.X version 4.0.4 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 4.5.X version 4.5.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 5.0.X version 5.0.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 5.5.X version 5.5.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services 6.0.1 or higher

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services?

Products that include TIBCO Spotfire Automation Services as a separate download include:

  • TIBCO Cloud Analytics

TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit 4.0.3 and below, 4.5.0, 4.5.1, 5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.5.0 and 6.0.0

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Cloud Analytics
  • TIBCO Spotfire Desktop

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit 4.0.X version 4.0.4 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit 4.5.X version 4.5.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit 5.0.X version 5.0.2 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit 5.5.X version 5.5.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit 6.0.1 or higher

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit?

Products that include TIBCO Spotfire Deployment Kit as a separate download include:

  • TIBCO DataSynapse Analytics
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.0.0 and above
  • TIBCO Spotfire Professional 5.5.1 and below

TIBCO Spotfire Desktop FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Desktop 6.0.0 and below

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Desktop

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Desktop 6.0.1 or higher

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

TIBCO Spotfire Analyst FAQ

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Analyst 6.0.0 and below

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Desktop

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Analyst 6.0.1 or higher

Please follow the instructions in the product installation manual.

What is updated by this new product version?

Please see the readme, release notes and/or documentation for a complete list of changes.

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