TIBCO Security Advisory: October 27, 2015 - TIBCO Spotfire®

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Why is this advisory being issued?

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in:

  • TIBCO Spotfire® Server 5.5.3 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.0.X version 6.0.4 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.5.X version 6.5.3 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 7.0.0
  • TIBCO Spotfire® Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace 7.0.1 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 Support by telephone. Please reference SR_ID: 636514 in your communication to indicate the context of your request.

I use a TIBCO hosted version of an affected product - is this version vulnerable?

TIBCO updates all hosted versions simultaneously with the announcement of a vulnerability.

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 identifier 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

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire® Server 5.5.3 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.0.X version 6.0.4 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.5.X version 6.5.3 and below
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 7.0.0

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire® Parsing Library
  • TIBCO Spotfire Security Filter

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 5.5.X version 5.5.4 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.0.X version 6.0.5 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 6.5.X version 6.5.4 or higher
  • TIBCO Spotfire Server 7.0.X version 7.0.1 or higher

or the equivalent, publicly-accessible hotfixes available from the standard Support channels.

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 LogLogic® Visual Analytics

TIBCO Spotfire® Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace 7.0.1 and below

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Spotfire® Parsing Library
  • TIBCO Spotfire Security Filter

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Spotfire Analytics Platform for AWS Marketplace 7.0.2 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.

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