TIBCO Security Advisory: December 12, 2017 - tibbr - 2017-5534

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Why is this advisory being issued?

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in:

  • tibbr® Community versions 5.2.1 and below
  • tibbr® Community versions 6.0.0 and 6.0.1
  • tibbr® Community version 7.0.0
  • tibbr® Enterprise versions 5.2.1 and below
  • tibbr® Enterprise versions 6.0.0 and 6.0.1
  • tibbr® Enterprise version 7.0.0
  • tibbr® Service and tibbr® Community Service

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 for the affected products can obtain product updates through their standard TIBCO fulfillment channel, via the Community site, or via the AWS Marketplace as appropriate.

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 us through this online form, and we will get in touch with you. Please reference CASE ID: 01540813 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 page.

Customers with a current maintenance contract with TIBCO can log a case 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.

tibbr® Community

Which product versions are affected?

  • tibbr® Community versions 5.2.1 and below
  • tibbr® Community versions 6.0.0 and 6.0.1
  • tibbr® Community version 7.0.0

Which components are affected?

  • tibbr user profiles

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For tibbr Community versions 5.2.1 and below, upgrade to version 5.2.2 or higher
  • For tibbr Community versions 6.0.X, upgrade to version 6.0.2 or higher
  • For tibbr Community version 7.0.0, upgrade to version 7.0.1 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.

tibbr® Enterprise

Which product versions are affected?

  • tibbr® Enterprise versions 5.2.1 and below
  • tibbr® Enterprise versions 6.0.0 and 6.0.1
  • tibbr® Enterprise version 7.0.0

Which components are affected?

  • tibbr user profiles

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • For tibbr Enterprise versions 5.2.1 and below, upgrade to version 5.2.2 or higher
  • For tibbr Enterprise versions 6.0.X, upgrade to version 6.0.2 or higher
  • For tibbr Enterprise version 7.0.0, upgrade to version 7.0.1 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.

tibbr® Service and tibbr® Community Service

The tibbr Service and the tibbr Community Service have been updated to include relevant security changes.

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