TIBCO Security Advisory: June 12, 2018 - TIBCO Administrator - Enterprise Edition - 2018-5433

Frequently Asked Questions

General FAQ

Why is this advisory being issued?

Security vulnerabilities have been discovered in:

  • TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition versions 5.10.0 and below
  • TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux versions 5.9.1 and below
  • TIBCO Runtime Agent™ versions 5.10.0 and below
  • TIBCO Runtime Agent™ for z/Linux versions 5.9.1 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 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: 01583020 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 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.

TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition

Which product versions are affected?

  • TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition versions 5.10.0 and below
  • TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux versions 5.9.1 and below

Which components are affected?

  • TIBCO Administrator server

How should customers handle these issues?

For each affected system, customers should update to:

  • TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition versions 5.10.0 and below update to version 5.10.1 or higher
  • TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux versions 5.9.1 and below update to version 5.10.1 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 Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition?

Products that include TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Database
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Files for Unix and Windows
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for LDAP
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Oracle Tuxedo
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for PeopleSoft
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for SAP Solutions
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ Plug-in for Siebel
  • TIBCO® Adapter SDK
  • TIBCO BusinessConnect™
  • TIBCO BusinessEvents® Enterprise Edition
  • TIBCO BusinessEvents® Standard Edition
  • TIBCO® Fulfillment Order Management

Which TIBCO products include TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux?

Products that include TIBCO Administrator™ - Enterprise Edition for z/Linux:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix® Adapter for Files for z/Linux
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix® Adapter for LDAP for z/Linux
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks™ for z/Linux

The following products scheduled for retirement are not known to be compatible with the updated component:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix® Adapter for Lotus Notes
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix® Adapter for Oracle BRM
  • TIBCO® Adapter for EJB
  • TIBCO® Adapter for Remedy
  • TIBCO RFID Interchange™

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