TIBCO Security Advisory: August 7, 2018 - TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks

TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks 5.X XML eXternal Entity Vulnerability

Original release date: August 7, 2018
Last revised: August 31, 2018
CVE-2018-12408
Source: TIBCO Software Inc.

Systems Affected

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks versions 5.13.0 and below
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks for z/Linux versions 5.13.0 and below
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks Distribution for TIBCO Silver Fabric versions 5.13.0 and below

The following components are affected:

  • BusinessWorks engine

Description

The component listed above contains a vulnerability that may allow XML eXternal Entity (XXE) attacks via incoming networks messages, and may disclose the contents of files accessible to a running BusinessWorks engine.

Impact

The impact of this vulnerability includes the theoretical possibility of an unauthenticated user gaining access to sensitive information that is available to the system account hosting the BusinessWorks engine.

  CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.5 (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N)

Solution

TIBCO has released updated versions of the affected components which address these issues.

For each affected system, update to the corresponding software versions:

  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks versions 5.13.0 and below update to version 5.13.1 or higher
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks for z/Linux versions 5.13.0 and below update to version 5.13.1 or higher
  • TIBCO ActiveMatrix BusinessWorks Distribution for TIBCO Silver Fabric versions 5.13.0 and below update to version 5.13.1 or higher

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